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ID:     800696
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Tetricus I
Date Ruled:     A.D. 271-274
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 271-274
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     2.01 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP TETRICVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Description:     Incuse of obverse
Mint:     Treveri (Trier)
Primary Reference:     Braithwell 189, N. 10 (10 examples, unattributed to a mint)
Reference2:     Mairat 412 cf.
Hoard Name:     Braithwell Hoard
Hoard ID:     Braithwell 189, N. 10
Hoard Find Site:     South Yorkshire
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=111067
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Rare Gallic Empire brockage. 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.