CORN-E4FD11: radiate of Tetricus II (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-E4FD11

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 PVBLICA reverse type depicting Spes figure walking left holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left hand.

Cf. Cunetio p.152, no.2608

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th December 2016 - Sunday 4th December 2016

Personal details

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

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate draped young bust facing right
Obverse inscription: C [PIV ESV TETRICVS] CAES

Reverse description: Spes figure walking left holding out right hand with drapery over arm and raising skirt with left hand
Reverse inscription: [SPES PVBLICA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no.2608

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Loders (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY4894
Four figure Latitude: 50.74326603
Four figure longitude: -2.73834961
1:25K map: SY4894
1:10K map: SY44SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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