IOW-C6BE23: IOW-C6BE23 Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C6BE23

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus I dating to the period AD 271-274 (Reece period 13). LAETITIA AVGG reverse type depicting Laetita standing left, holding wreath and anchor. Gaul Mint II.


Obverse: [ ]S P F AVG; Radiate (and cuirassed) right


Reverse: Probably: LAETITIA AVGG; Laetita standing left, holding wreath and anchor

Cf Normanby p. 197, no. 1515-6.

Diameter: 16.2mm. Weight: 2.09g. DA=12:12.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th March 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2013-5-47

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]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: [ ]S P F AVG

Reverse description: Probably Laetita standing left, holding wreath and anchor
Reverse inscription: Probably: LAETITIA AVGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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