BH-4B4F4D: Roman coin: barbarous radiate Tetricus II (probably)

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Unique ID: BH-4B4F4D

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate, probably of Tetricus II (AD 272-274) dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure facing left. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th September 2018 - Wednesday 26th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]TRICV[...]

Reverse description: Standing figure facing left
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2730
Four figure Latitude: 51.95399647
Four figure longitude: -0.15333146
1:25K map: TL2730
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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