YORYM-7BB079: Roman Coin : Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-7BB079

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293 - 296 (Reece Period 14). LAETITIA AVG reverse type depicting Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and anchor. Mint of London.

RIC V, pt.2, p.560, no.22.

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: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05960

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

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

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Tupholme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1469
Four figure Latitude: 53.20585485
Four figure longitude: -0.29461325
1:25K map: TF1469
1:10K map: TF16NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 30 days ago

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