KENT-C5317E: Roman coin: radiate

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Unique ID: KENT-C5317E

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

A complete highly worn Roman copper alloy radiate probably of the Gallic Emperor Tetricus (AD 271-274). Reverse standing female figure left.


Recorded by club recorder, not seen by FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013 - Sunday 1st December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

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: Tetricus I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP TER]ICV[S P F AVG]

Reverse description: Standing female figure left, left hand raised

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Great Mongeham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3450
Four figure Latitude: 51.20126012
Four figure longitude: 1.34821673
1:25K map: TR3450
1:10K map: TR35SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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