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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-B257C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Tetricus I dating to AD 271-4 (Reece period 13). [HILA]RITA[S] AV[GG] reverse type depicting Hilaritas with long palm and cornucopiae. Gallic mint II. Coin is cracked and the edges degraded.

Overall dimensions: 17.9mm in diameter and 1.4g 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: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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 I
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Mint or issue place: Mint II, Gaul (Uncertain, France or Germany)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP C T]ETRI[CVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Hilaritas with long palm and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [HILA]RITA[S] AV[GG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Riseholme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9775
Four figure Latitude: 53.26314001
Four figure longitude: -0.54722115
1:25K map: SK9775
1:10K map: SK97NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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