COIN

Unique ID: SOM-566287

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate, probably of Tetricus I (271-274), probably SALVS AVG reverse (Salus standing facing left resting left hand on anchor and with right hand holding a patera over an altar), uncertain mint, AD 271-274.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 272
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020886

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 I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CVS P[...]
Reverse description: Salus standing facing left resting left hand on anchor and with right hand holding a patera over an altar
Reverse inscription: [SALVS AVG]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: Illegible
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: radiate probably of Tetricus I

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: Sedgemoor
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 17th January 2012
Updated: Friday 20th January 2012

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