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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-8BFC54

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman radiate of Tetricus I, dating to the period AD 271-274. Reece Period 13. SPES AVGG reverse type, uncertain mint. Oval flan with worn and damaged edges, possibly a good contemporary copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 271
Date to: Circa AD 274

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2019.042

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [..]RICVS[...]

Reverse description: Spes standing left raising the hem of her dress
Reverse inscription: [SPES AV]GG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3975
Four figure Latitude: 51.4726262
Four figure longitude: -1.43988537
1:25K map: SU3975
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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