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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-CAA11E

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

A Roman copper alloy Radiate of Tacitus dating to AD 275-276 (Reece Period 14). MARTI PACIF reverse type, depicting Mars, walking left, holding olive-branch in right hand and spear and shield in left hand. Ticinum mint. RIC V Tacitus 145.

Traces of a silver wash survive on the coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 275
Date to: Exactly AD 276

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5402

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C [M] CL TACITVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars, walking left, holding olive-branch in right hand and spear and shield in left hand
Reverse inscription: MAR[T]I PACIF

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - - // S
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9816
Four figure Latitude: 50.94343573
Four figure longitude: -2.02983913
1:25K map: ST9816
1:10K map: ST91NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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