WMID-DFD6FC: Roman coin: Contemporary (barbarous) copy of a radiate of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-DFD6FC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably copying a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271 to AD 274), probably dating to the period AD 275 to AD 285 (Reece period 14). Reverse type probably depicting Fides standing holding vertical standard in each hand. Cf. Normanby no. 1954.

Diameter: 10.7 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.4 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: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 50 finds from Staffordshire

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate (and draped?) bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fides standing holding vertical standard in each hand?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7632
Four figure Latitude: 52.88491771
Four figure longitude: -2.35810662
1:25K map: SJ7632
1:10K map: SJ73SE
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 searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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