IOW-E89B34: Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus II. Gallic Mint

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E89B34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II, AD 271-4; [PIE]TAS AVGVST[OR]; sacrificial implements, with fluted jug and handle on right; Gallic Mint II. Cunetio p. 151, no. 2597; Normanby p. 197, no. 1542. Treasure case 2007 T225 (not Treasure).

Notes:

This is possibly a barbarous copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007 T225-34

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2007 T225-34
Treasure case number: 2007 T225-34

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]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: (C PIV ESV / C P E TETRICVS CAES)

Reverse description: Sacrificial implements, with fluted jug and handle on right
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS AVGVST[OR]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 151, no. 2597
  • Normanby : p. 197, no. 1542.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Saturday 29th September 2007
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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