WAW-F32699: Roman coin: radiate of an unknown Emperor (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F32699

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman coin: copper alloy radiate of an unknown Emperor (Reece period 13), but probably dating to 260 to 275. Reverse type not visible. Mint not visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 17.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th November 2018 - Saturday 2nd February 2019

Personal details

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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)
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, bearded, wearing a radiate crown.
Obverse inscription: [ ] AVG

Reverse description: Standing figure, holding a cornucopiae otherwise the details are not clear.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Barston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1878
Four figure Latitude: 52.3997218
Four figure longitude: -1.73687278
1:25K map: SP1878
1:10K map: SP17NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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