Tyne and Wear HER(6710): Newcastle, Castle Garth, Roman coin - Details
Newcastle, Castle Garth, Roman coin
Castle Garth, Roman coin Well preserved Roman coin, now missing, of Tetricus II Caesar and Augustus 270-273 AD. Obverse: C PIV ESV TETR[ICVS CAES] Youthful bust radiate and draped to right Reverse: S[P]ES AVG Hope moving left, holding flower in right hand and catching up dress with left Found during excavations by NEEC on south side of Keep in 1929, apparently in the spoil heap.
Museum of Antiquities, 1932.2; Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 4, V, pp 186-210; Society of Antiquaries Donations Book 27.1.32