BH-8DDC29: Roman coin: radiate of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-8DDC29

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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate of Tetricus I (AD 271-274) dating to the period AD 271-274 (Reece period 13). [SALV]S A[VGG] reverse type depicting Salus standing left holding rudder and feeding snake entwined around altar. Gallic mint I. As Normanby, p. 196, no. 1492.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 17.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2013 - Thursday 21st February 2013

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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: Tetricus I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]VGG

Reverse description: Salus standing left holding rudder and feeding snake entwined around altar
Reverse inscription: [SALV]S A[VG]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: St. Ippolyts (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1825
Four figure Latitude: 51.91104308
Four figure longitude: -0.28594485
1:25K map: TL1825
1:10K map: TL12NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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