DENO-8C0ECA: Roman coin: barbarous radiate of Tetricus I

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Unique ID: DENO-8C0ECA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (barbarous radiate) of Tetricus I (AD 271-274), dating to the period AD 275-285 (Reece Period 14). SPES PVBLICA reverse type, depicting Spes walking left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left hand. Copying Gallic Mint I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8890

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: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Spes walking left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left hand
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Edwinstowe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6265
Four figure Latitude: 53.17850069
Four figure longitude: -1.07379035
1:25K map: SK6265
1:10K map: SK66NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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: DENO
Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 4 days ago

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