WMID-6E8522: Roman coiN: Incomplete radiate, probably of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6E8522

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy barbarous radiate, copying Tetricus I (AD 271-4), dating to c. AD 275-85 (Reece Period 14), HILARITAS AVGG, Hilaritas standing left with palm and cornucopiae. Prototype from Gaul Mint I. Cf. Normanby, p. 207, no. 1956.

Diameter: 15.9 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 3.5 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th August 2014 - Thursday 21st August 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ]S PF AVG

Reverse description: Hilaritas standing left, holding palm and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: IIIL[ ]AVGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: East Lavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9414
Four figure Latitude: 50.91781619
Four figure longitude: -0.66413523
1:25K map: SU9414
1:10K map: SU91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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