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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-73A483

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Tetricus II dating to the period AD 272-274 (Reece period 13). Probable Spes reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding flower with right hand and raising hem of skirt with left hand. Mint uncertain.

This coin has a flan of irregular form.

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
Length: 16.7 mm
Width: 14.8 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22395

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: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Spes walking left holding flower with right hand and raising hem of skirt with left hand (probably)
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pitching Piece

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
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Updated: 5 years ago

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