PUBLIC-2555EA: PUBLIC-2555EA: bronze copyTetricus Pax

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-2555EA

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate, contemporary copy of a coin of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). PA[X AVG] reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre? Unclear mint. Cf. Normanby no. 1951.

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: 1.31 mm
Weight: 2.07 g
Diameter: 18.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Roberts
Identified by: Mr David Roberts
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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.
Obverse inscription: IMP C TETR[…]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre?
Reverse inscription: PA[…]

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : no. 1951

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Welwyn Hatfield (District)
To be known as: Nr Codicote

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: PUBLIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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