SF-B8F9ED: Roman coin: Barbarous radiate, copying a coin of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B8F9ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a copper-alloy Roman radiate (Barbarous radiate), copying a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Copying [SALVS AVG] reverse type depicting Salus standing left feeding snake arising from altar and holding sceptre. Cf. Normanby p. 207, no. 1953/2.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 191

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)
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IM]P C T[ETRI]CVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Salus standing left feeding snake arising from altar and holding sceptre
Reverse inscription: [SALVS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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