SOM-125D95: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-125D95

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293 to 296 (Reece period 14). PAX AVG reverse type depicting Pax standing left with branch and transverse sceptre. Minted at London, S A//ML. RIC Vol. V (part II), p. 561, no. 33. 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: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 3.55 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th June 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22100

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C A]LLEC[TVS P] F A[VG]

Reverse description: Pax standing facing left holding transverse sceptre in right hand and branch up with left hand
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Halberton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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