HAMP-97A7E1: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-97A7E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded late 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), 'LAETITIA AVG', Galley right with mast, no cabin, four rowers; no waves. RIC V, pt 2, p. 569, no. 124. 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
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 293
Date to: Exactly AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 1.68 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3229

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
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 draped facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C ALLE]CTVS P F AV[G]

Reverse description: Galley right with mast, no cabin, and four rowers; no waves
Reverse inscription: [LAE]TITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: - // QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 124

Spatial metadata

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

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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