WMID-3A4D33: Roman Coin: Probable Radiate of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-3A4D33

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

An incomplete, copper alloy, Roman radiate of uncertain emperor, but possibly Tetricus I (AD 271 - AD 274). Reverse type is unclear but probably depicts a female figure standing right (probably Reece Period: 13). Mint: Uncertain.

Diameter: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Coin is worn and shows possible signs of being clipped around the edges.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Helen Glenn
Identified by: Miss Helen Glenn

Other reference numbers

Other reference: rb coin 3

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate crowned and armoured bust right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]VS PF AVG

Reverse description: Possible female figure standing right.
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Worfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7393
Four figure Latitude: 52.53418876
Four figure longitude: -2.39947141
1:25K map: SO7393
1:10K map: SO79SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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