SOM-56EEC3: Roman coin: irregulat (barbarous) radiate copying a coin of Tetricus II

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: SOM-56EEC3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate copying a coin of Tetricus II, probably combining a PAX and SALVS reverse (female figure standing holding a branch in each hand and with upright spear to right), 275-285 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 285
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th July 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020845

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Female figure stranding facing, head turned to left, holding branch in each hand with upright spear to right
Reverse inscription: [...]VS A[...]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SUSS-9808F0
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman copper alloy irregular (barbarous) radiate copying a coin of unclear emperor, PAX AVG reverse (Pax standing facing left holding branch …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-DE4762
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, copying a coin of Tetricus I or II, c.275-285 AD. Reverse: []VG, Female figure standing left, right a…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-351D32
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A worn copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, c.275-285 AD. Reverse: Illegible legend, female figure standing left holding vertical sceptre an…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Wednesday 12th October 2011
Updated: Tuesday 15th November 2011

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf representations.