CORN-62403A: radiate of Allectus (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-62403A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296), Reece period 14, possibly LAETITIA AVG reverse type depicing Laetitia standing left holding wreath and anchor or PROVIDENTIA AVG, Providentia standing left with globe and cornucopiae. Mint Unclear. RIC Vol.V (ii), p.565, pl.19, fig.12, no.79 / p. 561, cf. no. 36. 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
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th September 2016 - Wednesday 7th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLE[CT]VS [PF AV]G

Reverse description: Possibly Laetitia standing left holding wreath and anchor, or Providentia with globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: Possibly [LAETITIA or PROVIDENTIA] AVG

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V, no.79

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9566
Four figure Latitude: 52.25759582
Four figure longitude: 0.85569109
1:25K map: TL9566
1:10K map: TL96NE
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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