GLO-7A09F7: 603 coin of Allectus obverse.JPG

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-7A09F7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing left holding globe and transverse sceptre. C Mint, S P//CL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 567, no. 105. The obverse shows a Radiate & cuirassed bust facing right with the inscription IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 293
Date to: AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.98 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 603

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left, holding globe and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA AV[G]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S P//CL

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Dymock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7132
Four figure Latitude: 51.98569274
Four figure longitude: -2.42369309
1:25K map: SO7132
1:10K map: SO73SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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