WAW-18D6A4: Roman coin: A copper-alloy radiate of, Tetricus I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-18D6A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper-alloy radiate of, Tetricus I dating to the period AD271 to 274 (Reece Period 13). SPES AVGG reverse type, depicting Spes holding a hem of dress and a flower. Unknown mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 17.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th September 2018 - Tuesday 18th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Bust facing right, wearing a radiate crown.
Obverse inscription: [IMP C TETRI]CVS [P F AVG]

Reverse description: Spes holding her hem and holding a flower whilst walking.
Reverse inscription: [SPE]S [AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Colwall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7340
Four figure Latitude: 52.05771754
Four figure longitude: -2.39520467
1:25K map: SO7340
1:10K map: SO74SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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