COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E89B34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A complete copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II, AD 271-4; [PIE]TAS AVGVST[OR]; sacrificial implements, with fluted jug and handle on right; Gallic Mint II. Cunetio p. 151, no. 2597; Normanby p. 197, no. 1542. Treasure case 2007 T225 (not Treasure).

Notes:

This is possibly a barbarous copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007 T225-34

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 271
Date to: AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 16 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2007 T225-34
Treasure case number: 2007 T225-34

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Tetricus II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: (C PIV ESV / C P E TETRICVS CAES)
Reverse description: Sacrificial implements, with fluted jug and handle on right
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS AVGVST[OR]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 151, no. 2597
A resized image of Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus II. Gallic Mint

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: West Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 29th September 2007
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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