LANCUM-6ABF13: Radiate copy of Tetricus I 270-280 AD

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6ABF13

Object type certainty: Certain
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Radiate copy of Tetricus I. The legends are illegible, but the type is certainly [IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG] on the obverse, with [HILARITAS AVGG] on the reverse. Hilaritas is shown, as often, with cornucopiae and palm (RIC 5 (Tetricus I), 79 of c. AD 270-80). The diameter is 19mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 280

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse inscription: [IMP C TETRICVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Hilaritas with cornucopiae and palm
Reverse inscription: [HILARITAS AVGG]

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 5 79

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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