HAMP-4483E3: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4483E3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly worn late 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), MONETA AVG, Moneta standing left with scales and cornucopiae. C Mint, S P//C. RIC V, p. 566, no. 82. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.25 mm
Width: 20.85 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 3.375 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2008 - Thursday 12th February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2580

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 I AVG

Reverse description: Moneta standing left holding scales in right hand and cornucopiae in left
Reverse inscription: MONE-TA AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: S P//C

Coin references

  • RIC : V.ii 82 (p. 566)

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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