SOMDOR-8A5BB3: Roman Coin: Contemporary Copy of Radiate of Tetricus II

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-8A5BB3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Irregular copper alloy nummus, probably from a prototype obverse of Tetricus II. Probably struck c. 275-85.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Tetricus II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate (unbearded) bust, right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear female figure standing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Milborne Port

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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