DOR-8FE116: Roman coin: radiate of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8FE116

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate of uncertain emperor dating to AD 260 - 275 (Reece period 13). Uncertain reverse type with a figure advancing left, possibly with a thunderbolt and so possible Jupiter.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 18.10 mm
Weight: 2.01 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 18.1 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 017585

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 (uncertain emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Head, right, radiate
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure avvancing left, possibly with a thunderbolt and so possible Jupiter.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: ST8702
Four figure Latitude: 50.81739718
Four figure longitude: -2.18590445
1:25K map: ST8702
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

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

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