BERK-5D5262: Roman coin: Radiate of Tetricus I

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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Unique ID: BERK-5D5262

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn but complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Tetricus, probably a contemporary copy (barbarous radiate) dating to the period AD 275-285. Reece Period 14. Unclear reverse (poorly struck or poorly engraved die).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2016.903

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: [..]RICVS PF [...]

Reverse description: Figure standing?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Littleworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3098
Four figure Latitude: 51.67996829
Four figure longitude: -1.56750198
1:25K map: SU3098
1:10K map: SU39NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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