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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D1B460

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

Roman copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus II dating to the period AD 272 to 274 (Reece period 13). PIETAS AVGVSTOR reverse type depicting sacrificial implements. Uncertain mint.

Notes:

We are grateful to Mr Benedict Sayers from the Community Heritage Access Centre, Yeovil, for identifying and recording this coin and passing on the information. Unfortunately there was no time to take an image of it, or to weigh it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 272
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2013 - Thursday 11th April 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Benedict Sayers

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Sacrificial implements
Reverse inscription: Illegible [PIETAS AVGVSTOR]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Ilchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5222
Four figure Latitude: 50.995382
Four figure longitude: -2.685346
1:25K map: ST5222
1:10K map: ST52SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other

References cited

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Audit data

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

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