PUBLIC-DBBF1B: Tetricus I radiate

Rights Holder: Sarah Young
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-DBBF1B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate copying a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). The coin is double struck with obverse and reverse types visible on both faces. Reverse type appears to depict an unclear standing (female?) figure left, holding vertical sceptre. Uncertain mint. Diameter 17 mm, weight 2 g.

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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Young
Identified by: Ms Sarah Young
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed(?) bust right overstruck on a reverse type oriented at 11 o'clock depicting a standing figure left holding vertical sceptre.
Obverse inscription: SP IMP TETRIC[VS]

Reverse description: Standing (female?) figure left holding vertical sceptre, overstruck on radiate, draped, and cuirassed(?) bust right oriented at 7 o'clock
Reverse inscription: [...]IMP C[...]

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3502
Four figure Latitude: 51.7156432
Four figure longitude: -1.49478858
1:25K map: SP3502
1:10K map: SP30SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 22 days ago
Updated: 17 days ago

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