KENT-59E160: Barbarous radiate in the name of Tetricus I

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-59E160

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete but worn copper-alloy radiate, contemporary copy (barbarous radiate) of Tetricus I (AD 271-274) dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 13). LAETITIA AVG, reverse type Laetitia standing left, holding purse and anchor. As Normanby no.1955/2.

Measurements: 16.02mm in diameter, 2.06mm thick and 2.13g in weight.

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: 2.06 mm
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 16.02 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Radiate (Barbarous)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Draped radiate bust righ
Obverse inscription: [IMP C TET]RICVS P[F AVG]

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left, with purse in right hand and anchor in left
Reverse inscription: [LAET]ITI[A AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : 1955

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Swingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2344
Four figure Latitude: 51.15178834
Four figure longitude: 1.18730514
1:25K map: TR2344
1:10K map: TR24SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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