KENT-0E6EC3: barbarous radiate of Tetricus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-0E6EC3

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A complete but worn copper-alloy contemporary copy (barbarous) radiate of Tetricus I (AD 271-274) dating to the period AD275-285 (Reece Period 13). SPES PVBLICA reverse prototype depicting Spes walking left, holding flowers in right hand and lifting skirt with left. As Normandby no. 1948

Measurements: 16.59mm in diameter, 1.43mm thick and 1.46g in weight.

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
Thickness: 1.43 mm
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 16.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [[IMP (C) TETR]ICVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Spes walking left, holding flowers in right hand and lifting skirt with left
Reverse inscription: [SPES] P[VBLICA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Normanby : 1948

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Tunstall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8961
Four figure Latitude: 51.31671054
Four figure longitude: 0.71073414
1:25K map: TQ8961
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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