LVPL-E1F72D: Roman radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E1F72D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14). Reverse: VIRTVS AVG; Emperor standing right holding transverse spear and globe. C Mint, S [P] // C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 122var. There are one or two other specimens of this particular coin recorded - the only one with a known location is in the Ashmolean Museum. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

The coin has kindly been donated to Oundle museum by the finder and landowner.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Oundle Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

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: 4.3 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
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 bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing right holding transverse spear and globe.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S [P]//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 122var

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43509134
Four figure longitude: -0.47163141
1:25K map: TL0483
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Oundle Museum

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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