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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-2A7511

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Copper alloy radiate, probably of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), Possibly TEMPORVM FELICITAS, Felicitas standing left. Mint unclear. This coin has been noted for Sam Moorhead's Corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 253
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Allectus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: radiate, cuirassed and bearded right
Obverse inscription: IMP C [ALLECTVS] P F AVG
Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [TEMPORVM] (FELICITAS or similar?)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular

A resized image of radiate obverse

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Daventry
Parish: Creaton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6970
Four figure Latitude: 52.32377 Four figure longitude: -0.989029
1:25K map: SP6970
1:10K map: SP67SE
WOEID: 37063
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Friday 27th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

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