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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-C29D29

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Tetricus II dating to AD 271-4 (Reece period 14). [SPES PV]BLICA reverse type depicting Spes advancing left holding flower and skirt. Gaul Mint I. Normanby p. 197, no. 1526. Possible barbarous radiate.

Overall dimensions: 15mm in diameter and 2.08g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 6013

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Mint I, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: ...RICVS CAES

Reverse description: Spes advancing left holding flower and skirt.
Reverse inscription: [SPES PV]BLICA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • Normanby : p.197, no. 1526

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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