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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2453
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Allectus; Camulodunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, Essex, Colchester
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  293-296
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3145. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
BIRBI-R2453.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Allectus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and transverse sceptre in l.; S and P in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C ΛLLECTVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Allectus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-A-X Λ-V-C (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: C

Bibliography:  RIC V 91

Notes:  According to RIC, the C in the exergue of the reverse and the S and P in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Camulodunum.

3 Related People

Camulodunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Allectus
Roman

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