WAW-A04588: Roman coin: radiate of Tetricus II (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-A04588

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman coin: A copper-alloy radiate of possibly Tetricus II dating to the period AD 272 to 274 (Reece Period 13). PIETAS AVGVSTOR reverse type depicting priestly objects of sacrifice. Unknown mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 1.95 g
Diameter: 17.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Tetricus II
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust radiate, draped and cuirassed, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [ ]VS CAES

Reverse description: Priestly implements.
Reverse inscription: [PIETAS AUGVSTOR]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Childswickham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0738
Four figure Latitude: 52.04035704
Four figure longitude: -1.89935746
1:25K map: SP0738
1:10K map: SP03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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