WAW-7502C2: Roman: Allectus nummus

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Unique ID: WAW-7502C2

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A copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293 - 296), dating to his reign. Reverse type LAETIT(IA) AVG depicting Laetitia draped standing left holding a wreath in her right hand and a javelin or baton in her left hand. S-P across fields. Mint is "C", possibly Colchester or Bitterne.

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.66 g
Diameter: 22.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
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 bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Laetitia draped, standing left. Her right arm outstretched and her left hand holding a javelin or baton. S - P across fields.
Reverse inscription: LAETIT[...] AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Kineton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3450
Four figure Latitude: 52.14724688
Four figure longitude: -1.50453522
1:25K map: SP3450
1:10K map: SP35SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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