HESH-E5EAB8: Roman Coin: Radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: HESH-E5EAB8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA AVG, Laetitia standing left holding wreath and anchor. C Mint, S P // C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 565, cf. 79. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.25 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: IM[P C] A[LLE]CTVS PF A[VG]

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding a wreath and anchor
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S P//C

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 79

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stretton Sugwas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4642
Four figure Latitude: 52.073718
Four figure longitude: -2.789283
1:25K map: SO4642
1:10K map: SO44SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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