LEIC-8113FE: Roman copper alloy radiate of tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-8113FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Tetricus I, reverse type probably VIRTVS AVGG, Virtus standing left with sheild & spear. RIC 148, Cohen 207. 270-73.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270
Date to: Circa AD 273

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.82 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marta Fanello
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BOS1979
Museum accession number: X.A7.2009.87.0

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: radiate head right
Obverse inscription: ] ETRICVS[

Reverse description: male figure standing with spear?
Reverse inscription: illeg.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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