HAMP-22FE18: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-22FE18

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (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. 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
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 20.45 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.475 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

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

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: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding globe in right hand and transverse sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: PROVIDE-NTIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S/P//CL

Coin references

  • RIC : V.ii 105 (p. 567)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Little Somborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3835
Four figure Latitude: 51.113039
Four figure longitude: -1.458527
1:25K map: SU3835
1:10K map: SU33NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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