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BH-D22094: Roman coin: Q-Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D22094

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). PAX A[VG] reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding an olive branch and vertical sceptre. Mint of London. As RIC V, part II, p. 561, no. 28.

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: 3.59 g
Diameter: 22.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Wednesday 25th February 2015

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
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, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding an olive branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX A[VG]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S/P//ML
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1027
Four figure Latitude: 51.93065334
Four figure longitude: -0.40155844
1:25K map: TL1027
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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