HAMP-6A1421: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-6A1421

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn corroded late 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, struck for Dioclectian (c. AD 291-3) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S P//C. RIC - . 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
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 291
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.9 mm
Width: 21.35 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.95 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2094

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius for Diocletian
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 facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIAN(VS AVG)

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [PAX AV]G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: S/P//C

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Amport CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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