BH-35D918: Roman coin: radiate (antoninianus) of Tacitus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-35D918

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy radiate (antoninianus) of Tacitus dating to the period AD 275-276 (Reece Period 14). AEQVITAS AVG reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC V, p. 334, no. 82.

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: 2.61 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2018 - Monday 30th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: AEQVITAS AVG

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Tacitus 82
Reverse mint mark: -/-//XXIr
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Three Rivers (District)
Parish or ward: Rickmansworth (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0399
Four figure Latitude: 51.68032891
Four figure longitude: -0.51163977
1:25K map: TQ0399
1:10K map: TQ09NW
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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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