YORYM-C36A82: Roman coin : Radiate of Tetricus II

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Unique ID: YORYM-C36A82

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II, (SPES AVGG), Gaul mint I, AD 271-4. Normanby, p197, c.f.1533. Weight range: 2.8g - 1.6g Diameter range: 20.1mm - 16.2mm


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: 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]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: (C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES)

Reverse description: Spes advancing left, holding flower and skirt
Reverse inscription: (SPES AVGG)

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

  • Normanby : p197, c.f. 1533

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

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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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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