LANCUM-A8D011: Roman copper alloy coin, a very poor radiate copy and possibly of Tetricus I or Tetricus II, dating from c270 to c274 AD (Reece Period 13)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-A8D011

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A Roman copper alloy coin, a very poor radiate copy and possibly of Tetricus I or Tetricus II, dating from c270 to c274 AD (Reece Period 13).

Length 15mm, width 13mm, and the weight 1.36g. The coin is largely illegible, incomplete and possibly retains remnants of a silver coating.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Dr David Shotter
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Tetricus I
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)
To be known as: Ormskirk

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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