LIN-6E585D: Roman copper alloy radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: LIN-6E585D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A 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. Mint of London, SA // ML. RIC V, pt 2, p. 561, cf no. 33. This coin measures 22mm in diameter and weighs 4.44g. The die axis is 6 and the reverse die has been offset by quite a distance. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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: 4.44 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PA[X AV]G

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt II 33

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Riseholme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9876
Four figure Latitude: 53.27194228
Four figure longitude: -0.5319266
1:25K map: SK9876
1:10K map: SK97NE
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

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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