CORN-2262B3: barbarous radiate of Tetricus I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-2262B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy barbarous radiate of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), Reece period 13, uncertain reverse type depicting a standing figure composed of vertical lines.

Cf. Cunetio p.164, pl.38, no.3022:1 for similarly blundered reverse

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 271
Date to: Exactly AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018 - Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Mr David Holman

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: Tetricus I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: radiate bust facing right with curved radiate crown and bushy beard of many pellets
Obverse inscription: IMP [...]

Reverse description: standing figure with staff or shield leaning on ground to left
Reverse inscription: missing

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Cunetio : no.3022:1

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cuby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9244
Four figure Latitude: 50.25927117
Four figure longitude: -4.91952534
1:25K map: SW9244
1:10K map: SW94NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in same hole as barbarous radiate of Tetricus I.
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Updated: 12 days ago

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