LEIC-4C1551: Roman copper ally radiate of  Tetricus

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Unique ID: LEIC-4C1551

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base silver radiate of Tetricus II, dating to the period AD 272-4 (Reece period 13). PIETAS AVG... reverse type, depicting sacrificial implements. Mint II. Norm. no.1540ff.

Diameter: 15.0mm, thickness: 1.2mm, weight: 0.95g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.95 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
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]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Obverse description: Unclear radiate, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: C PIV ES[V TETRICVS CAES]

Reverse description: Sacrificial implements, from left to right: sprinkler, simpulum, fluted jug with handle right and lituus.
Reverse inscription: PIETAS [AVGVSTOR]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Boxworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3463
Four figure Latitude: 52.24887055
Four figure longitude: -0.03856424
1:25K map: TL3463
1:10K map: TL36SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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