DEV-42DA94: Roman coin: radiate of Gallienus

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-42DA94

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296), dating to the period c.AD 293-296 (Reece period 14). LAETITIA AVG reverse type depicting Laetitia standing left holding purse and anchor. Mint of London. As RIC V.2 no. 22.

Measurements:

Diameter: 25.4 mm

Thickness: 1.4 mm

Weight: 3.73 g

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
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 3.73 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th December 2018 - Wednesday 20th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Daniela Rivetti
Identified by: Ms Daniela Rivetti
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018260

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 purse and anchor
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Allectus 22
Reverse mint mark: S A//MSL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.2 no. 22.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Earls Colne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8526
Four figure Latitude: 51.90182311
Four figure longitude: 0.68767764
1:25K map: TL8526
1:10K map: TL82NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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