SOMDOR-EDA108: Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus II

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-EDA108

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II (271-4). Mint I, Issue V. As Normanby p. 197, no. 1533; Cunetio p. 151, no. 2647.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 271
Date to: Ante AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th October 2006

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right (seen from behind)
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Spes advancing left, holding flower in right hand and skirt with left
Reverse inscription: [SPES AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
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: Misterton

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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