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COIN

Unique ID: SF-690BAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two copper-alloy contemporary copies of Roman radiates (Barbarous radiates), probably copying coins of Tetricus (AD 271-274), datign to ad 275-285 (Reece Period 14).

1. Radiate bust right; [...]. Probably copying Pax on the reverse, standing left holding vertical sceptre; [...]. Die axis: 9 o' clock. Diameter: 12.96 mm. Thickness: 2.26 mm. Weight: 1.19 g.

2. Radiate bust right; [...]. Probably copying Spes on the reverse, walking left holdinf flower and hem of her garmet; [...]. Die axis: 9 o' clock. Diameter: 14.83 mm. Thickness: 1.78 mm. Weight: 1.38 g.

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: 2
Weight: 2.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: see description box
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


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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Recording Institution: SF
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