PUBLIC-B029AA: Roman coin: radiate probably of Tetricus II

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-B029AA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate probably of Tetricus II dating to the period AD 272-274 (Reece period 13). Obverse type radiate bust facing right; inscribed [...]CVS[...]. Reverse type sacrificial implements; probably inscribed [PIETAS AVGG/AVGVSTOR]. Probably Gaul Mint 2.

Notes:

Identified by Dr Sam Moorhead

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 272
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.65 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th November 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE17 1207

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CVS[...]

Reverse description: Sacrificial implements
Reverse inscription: Probably [PIETAS AVGG/AVGVSTOR]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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