BUC-DF74E7: Roman coin: Radiate of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-DF74E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman radiate of Tetricus I, dating to AD 271-274. Reece period 13. SPES PVBLICA reverse type depicting Spes walking left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left hand. The coin is probably an imitation. Cunetio 2973.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.8 mm
Width: 16 mm
Weight: 1.37 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4819

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 I
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...] RIC?[...]

Reverse description: Spes walking left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left hand
Reverse inscription: [SPES PVBLICA]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Cunetio : 2973

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chinnor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7403
Four figure Latitude: 51.7208515
Four figure longitude: -0.93014476
1:25K map: SP7403
1:10K map: SP70SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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