CAM-B7B055: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-B7B055

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre. Mint of London, S P//ML. RIC V, pt 2, p. 561, no. 33var. The mintmark SP//ML is not recorded in RIC but is known from the Elvedon Hoard No. 120. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's Corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S P//ML
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 5 Pt II 33

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Cambridge

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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