CORN-14C096:

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-14C096

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Base silver Roman radiate of Tetricus II (AD 272-274), Reece period 13, SPES AVGG reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding flower in right hand and lifting skirt with left hand, Gallic mint II, Cunetio 2654.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 272
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.91 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th August 2015 - Thursday 6th August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tetricus II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [C PIV] ESV TETRICVS CAES

Reverse description: Spes walking left holding flower in right hand and lifting skirt with left hand
Reverse inscription: SP[ES A]VGG

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2654

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Levan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3723
Four figure Latitude: 50.04887351
Four figure longitude: -5.6751472
1:25K map: SW3723
1:10K map: SW33SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found with five other radiates, and one of two that were stuck together. See following record.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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