LANCUM-473852: Roman radiate of Tetricus I

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Unique ID: LANCUM-473852

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman radiate of Tetricus I dating from AD271-274, HILARITAS AVGG. Ref. Cunetio p. 153, c.f. 2648

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.02 mm
Width: 19.36 mm
Thickness: 2.86 mm
Weight: 2.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
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: Probably
Obverse description: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: ?[HILARITAS AVGG]
Reverse inscription: Hilaritas standing left, holding palm and cornucopiae.

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : p. 153, c.f. no. 2648

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribble Valley

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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