PUBLIC-13AC17: Copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-13AC17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), VICTORIA AVG, Victory standing left holding wreath and palm. Mint uncertain. This coin appears to be an unpublished type, Victory appears as on the COMES AVG issues. However, the fact that it may be a very good contemporary copy cannot be totally ruled out.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.65 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: TETRICVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Vixctory standing left, holding wreath and palm (which looks like a sceptre)
Reverse inscription: ViCTORIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Albury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4625
Four figure Latitude: 51.904415
Four figure longitude: 0.120842
1:25K map: TL4625
1:10K map: TL42NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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