NMS-293AAD: Roman coin: radiate of Tactius

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-293AAD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Tacitus (AD 275-276), dating to the period AD 275 - 276 (Reece Period 14). TEMPORVM FELICITAS reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae. Mint of Lyon. See: RIC Vol. V.1, p. 332, no. 65; Gloucester no. 617.

Finder's ref: 16.

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 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st August 2017 - Thursday 15th February 2018

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62271
Other reference: IND15022018JS

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: Tacitus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Gallic mint
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CL TACITVS AVG

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: TEMPORVM FELICIT

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC V Tacitus 65
Reverse mint mark: A A//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.1 p. 332, no. 65

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Sporle with Palgrave

Spatial coordinates


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