HAMP-265A07: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-265A07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly worn and corroded late 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296 AD) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre. 'C' mint, S P//C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 566, no. 86. 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: 22.6 mm
Width: 21.75 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 4.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2845; 29

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: Bust radiate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch in outstretched right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: PA-X AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S P//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.ii 86 (p. 566)

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour March 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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