WMID-53F839: Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus II

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-53F839

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II (AD 272-274), dating to the period AD 260-275 (Reece Period 13). SPES AVG, reverse type depicting Spes walking left, holding flower and the hem of the dress. Mint uncertain.

Thickness: 1.9 mm

Diameter: 18 mm

Weight: 2.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 275

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985 - Thursday 31st December 1992

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tetricus II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: IMPC[]

Reverse description: Spes walking left, holding flower and hem of the dress
Reverse inscription: [SP]E SAVG

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: I/-//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Princethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4070
Four figure Latitude: 52.32664343
Four figure longitude: -1.41449484
1:25K map: SP4070
1:10K map: SP47SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

No references cited so far.

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