LIN-4512AA: Roman Coin : Contemporary Copy of a Radiate (Barbarous) probably of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-4512AA

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A copper alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (barbarous) probably of Tetricus I, dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Probably FIDES MILITVM reverse type probably depicting Fides standing holding two standards. Copying Gallic Mint II.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Field 1: Roman coins

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Possible radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [Illegible]

Reverse description: Fides standing holding two military standards.
Reverse inscription: [FIDES MILITVM]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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