LEIC-6A110C: Roman copper alloy nummus of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-6A110C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Allectus dating to the period 293-296AD (Reece period 14). Reverse type (LAETIT / LAETITIA AVG or similar), Laetitia standing left with wreath and (anchor / baton). C Mint, [S P] // C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 565, cf. nos. 76, 77 & 79. This coin has been considered for 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
Weight: 2.98 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
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: Radiate (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: IMPALLECTVS (P F AVG)

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding wreath and (anchor / baton)
Reverse inscription: [ ]A[ ]

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: [S P] // C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 565, cf. nos. 76-77 & 79

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Earl Shilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4796
Four figure Latitude: 52.55981344
Four figure longitude: -1.30813947
1:25K map: SP4796
1:10K map: SP49NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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