NLM-824852: Radiate of Allectus from Binbrook

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-824852

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy

Coin. Radiate of Allectus (293-296), Reece period 14.

Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right.

Obverse inscription: [---]CTVS P[--]

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left

Reverse mintmark: In field: S A//...; Mint of London

RIC V, pt 2, p. 560, cf. no 22.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin. This coin has been noted for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Diameter: 21.8mm, Weight: 3.44gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Radiate of Allectus (293-296)
Inscription: obverse: [---]CTVS P[--]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th June 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM18190

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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: (IMP C ALLE)CTVS P (F AVG)

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding wreath and anchor
Reverse inscription: [LAETITIA AVG or similar]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: S A//...
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


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: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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