DOR-108257: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a radiate of Gallic Empire (possibly)

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-108257

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a radiate, possibly copying a coin of Gallic Empire, and dating to AD 275 - 260 (Reece period 14). A standing figure holding a vertical sceptre and a branch, possibly copying PAX AVG reverse types..
Date: Roman
Diameter: 14.58 mm
Weight: 1.00 g
Die axis: 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14.58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017586

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Head, right, radiate
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure holding vertical sceptre and branch - possibly PAX AVG
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Charlton Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8701
Four figure Latitude: 50.8084047
Four figure longitude: -2.18586871
1:25K map: ST8701
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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