SOM-566287: Roman coin: radiate probably of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-566287

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

Roman copper alloy radiate, probably of Tetricus I (271-274), probably SALVS AVG reverse (Salus standing facing left resting left hand on anchor and with right hand holding a patera over an altar), uncertain mint, AD 271-274.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 272
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 274
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020886

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: Radiate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CVS P[...]

Reverse description: Salus standing facing left resting left hand on anchor and with right hand holding a patera over an altar
Reverse inscription: [SALVS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
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

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Tuesday 17th January 2012
Updated: Friday 20th January 2012

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