BM-E1AA16: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-E1AA16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296), dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece period 14). ORIE-NS AVG reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe. Mint: C mint. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

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: 3 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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

Reverse description: Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe
Reverse inscription: ORIE-NS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: Richmond upon Thames (London Borough)
Parish or ward: East Sheen (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2174
Four figure Latitude: 51.45206346
Four figure longitude: -0.26001235
1:25K map: TQ2174
1:10K map: TQ27SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

References cited

No references cited so far.

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