HAMP-B5F935: Roman coin: Radiate of Tetricus II (probably)

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Unique ID: HAMP-B5F935

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn, corroded and incomplete 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate probably of Tetricus II (272-274 AD), uncertain reverse and mint


This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 272
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.45 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure (personification) standing right with right arm outstretched (possibly Spes)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4748
Four figure Latitude: 51.229261
Four figure longitude: -1.32827
1:25K map: SU4748
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers rally
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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