LON-7E8590: A copper alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA (joyfulness), Laetitia standing, holding wreath and anchor.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-7E8590

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA (joyfulness), Laetitia standing, holding wreath and anchor. C Mint, S P//C. C mint is an unknown British mint originally thought to be Camulodunum (Colchester), RIC V, pt 2, no. 79

Obverse: Radiate & cuirassed bust right

Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse: Laetitia standing, holding wreath and anchor, S P//C.

Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG,

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 4.27 g
Diameter: 21.94 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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 & cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Laetitia standing, holding wreath and anchor,
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Allectus 79
Reverse mint mark: S P//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City of Westminster (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vincent Square (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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