NLM-C7FE36: Roman Coin: Radiate of Tetricus II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C7FE36

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

Copper alloy coin. Radiate of Tetricus II (272-274), probably an irregular issue; the finder kindly suggests an alternative identification as a barbarous radiate of 275-285.

Obverse description: Radiate head right.

Obverse inscription: [IM]P TET[--]

Reverse description: Robed figure standing left with right arm raised; crudely rendered with vertically pleated gown. A vertical sceptre to right.

Reverse inscription: Blundered

Diameter: 17.8mm, Weight: 1.93gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 272
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40432

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate head right.
Obverse inscription: [IM]P TET[--]

Reverse description: Robed figure standing left with right arm raised; crudely rendered with vertically pleated gown. A vertical sceptre to right
Reverse inscription: Blundered

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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