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ID:     800677
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Barbarous radiate imitating Victorinus
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Late 3rd-4th centuries
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     2.31 g
Die Axis:     0.166666666667 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP VICTORINVS P F AV
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     PI[ETAS] AVG
Reverse Description:     Sacrificial implements
Primary Reference:     Braithwell 200 (1 example - this coin)
Hoard Name:     Braithwell Hoard
Hoard ID:     200
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Choice ‘barbarous radiate’. Ex Braithwell Hoard.This radiate combines an obverse of Victorinus with a reverse of Tetricus II.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.