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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-45E3A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and corroded 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate probably of Tetricus I, probable Salus reverse, uncertain mint (c. 271 - 274 AD; Reece issue period 13; cf. Normanby 1492/1495). This coin has suffered some losses to its circumference.

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Adviser no image has been made of it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.35 mm
Width: 17.05 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Friday 1st January 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2839

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Female figure (probably Salus) standing left with right arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : 1492/1495 (p. 196)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Lavant CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Wednesday 7th July 2010
Updated: Thursday 9th September 2010

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