HAMP-A19044: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: HAMP-A19044

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing left holding globe and transverse sceptre. C Mint, (S?) P//C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 567, no. 105. The 'S' in the mintmark is inceredibly faint, if it is present at all. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.65 mm
Width: 20.65 mm
Thickness: 2.05 mm
Weight: 3.71 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st January 2009 - Thursday 21st May 2009

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: E2627

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//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: Thruxton 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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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