Radiate coin

Description
This radiate coin was probably part of the large Roman hoard discovered in Exeter in 1715. The coin was donated to the museum with the collection of local coins collected by the antiquarians Alexander Jenkins, and his grandson William Norton.
Accession Loan No.
N252
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
radiate coin
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
radiate
Dimensions
whole diameter 21 mm; whole TH 1 mm
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
250
Production Year High
251
Family Group

Material
silver
Collector / Excavator
Norton, William John Jenkins, Mr
Collection Site Name
Exeter 1715 hoard?
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon?
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Rome
Issuer Person
Herrenius Etruscus
Inscription / Transcription
Q. HER. ETR. MES. DECIVS NOB. C. ; PIETAS AVGVSTORVM

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