HAMP-9EBDD3: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-9EBDD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete late 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6), PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopiae. C Mint, S P//C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 567, no. 108. Around a quarter of the flan has been lost due to old breaks. The coin otherwise survives well. 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: Exactly AD 293
Date to: Exactly AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 15.75 mm
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 1.84 g

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: E2844

Materials and construction

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

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 cornucopiae in left
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDE]NTIA AVG

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V.ii 105 (p. 567)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Soberton

Spatial coordinates


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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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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