IOW-AF2B30: Roman Coin: Radiate

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Unique ID: IOW-AF2B30

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy radiate, possibly of Victorinus (AD 269-271), dating to the period c. AD 260-275 (Reece period 13).

Obverse: [ ]; Radiate and draped(?) bust right.

Reverse: [ ]; Unclear standing female figure left.

Diameter: 16.0mm. Weight: 1.45g. DA=12:1.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th May 2019 - Sunday 12th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-173

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Victorinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Unclear standing female figure left
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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