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ID:     800684
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Tetricus II
Date Ruled:     A.D. 274
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 273-274 As Caesar
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     2.74 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     C PIV ESV TETRICVS CAES
Obverse Description:     Radiate and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     PAX [AV]G
Reverse Description:     Pax standing facing, head left, holding branch and scepter
Mint:     Treveri (Trier)
Primary Reference:     RIC 248
Reference2:     AGK 003
Reference3:     Braithwell 178 (5 examples)
Reference4:     Mairat 395
Hoard Name:     Braithwell Hoard
Hoard ID:     Braithwell 178
Hoard Find Site:     South Yorkshire
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=111073
Grade:     VF, flan a little irregular
Notes:     4th emission. Ex Braithwell Hoard. The Braithwell Hoard was discovered by a metal detectorist in South Yorkshire in 2002. It contained 1331 antoniniani, with the earliest being a coin of Valerian's second issue at Rome, circa AD 254/5, and the latest a coin of Probus from his ninth, and final, issue of coins at Lugdunum (Lyon), dated by Bastien to AD 282. The vast majority of the hoard was composed of issues from the Romano-Gallic Empire, of which the issues of Tetricus I and II predominate. Richard Abdy and J.D. Hill have recorded the hoard, and will be publishing the full details in the near future.