NLM-B6669D: Roman Coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B6669D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Radiate of Allectus 293-296, cf. RIC vol. 5 part 2 no. 86, though exergual mint mark appears to differ

Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and cuirassed right, pointed beard.

Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre, S P in field.

Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

In exergue: II [or CI?]

Diameter: 23.2mm, Weight: 3.42gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.42 g
Diameter: 23.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42100

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]
Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and cuirassed right, pointed beard
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre,
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Allectus 86
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: II [or CI?]; S P in field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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