BERK-D748BA: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-D748BA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn but complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Allectus, dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). LAETITIA AVG reverse type depicting Laetitia left holding purse and anchor. Uncertain English mint. cf. RIC vol.V, pt.II, 560, no.22

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 4.8 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.120

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
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 draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left with purse and anchor
Reverse inscription: LAETIT-IA AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4840
Four figure Latitude: 52.05631184
Four figure longitude: -1.30135692
1:25K map: SP4840
1:10K map: SP44SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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