NARC-2A7511: radiate obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-2A7511

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate, probably of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), Possibly TEMPORVM FELICITAS, Felicitas standing left. Mint unclear. This coin has been noted for Sam Moorhead's Corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 253
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: radiate, cuirassed and bearded right
Obverse inscription: IMP C [ALLECTVS] P F AVG

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [TEMPORVM] (FELICITAS or similar?)

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Creaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6970
Four figure Latitude: 52.32377
Four figure longitude: -0.989029
1:25K map: SP6970
1:10K map: SP67SE
WOEID: 37063
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Friday 27th January 2012
Updated: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

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