COIN

Unique ID: NARC-7877E5

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Late Roman coin: copper alloy radiate of Allectus (British usurper, in power between AD 293 and 296), galley type, minted at the 'C mint' (precise location unknown, but somewhere in the British Isles).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 293
Date to: AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Allectus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate, bearded,r ight
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALEECTVS PF AVG
Reverse description: Galley
Reverse inscription: [L]AETITIA AVG
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: QC
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: copper alloy radiate of Allectus, galley reverse.

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Daventry
Parish: Moulton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7866
Four figure Latitude: 52.286612 Four figure longitude: -0.85793
1:25K map: SP7866
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Thursday 17th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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