HAMP-AD9687: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-AD9687

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman Q-radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA AVG, Galley right with mast, but not cabin. Unclear if waves or not. C Mint, QC. RIC V, pt 2, p. 569, no, 125. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001 - Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2029

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG

Reverse description: Galley right with mast, but not cabin; not possible to determine if waves are present or not
Reverse inscription: [LAE]TITIA AV-G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: - // QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 125

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Owslebury CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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