CAM-32BE41: Roman coin : Radiate - PAX reverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-32BE41

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman barbarous radiate of Tetricus II (AD 272-274), dating to the period c.AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). PAX-[AVG] reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre. Reverse prototype for Victorinus. Cf. Normanby no. 1981.

Die axis is 12 o'clock. Weight is 1.90g, diameter is 16.3mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]CAES

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX-[AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • Normanby : cf. no. 1981

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Stoke-by-Clare (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7343
Four figure Latitude: 52.05836975
Four figure longitude: 0.52200332
1:25K map: TL7343
1:10K map: TL74SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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