NLM-B24E93: Roman coin: quinarius of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B24E93

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Quinarius of Allectus (293-296), C mint; RIC vol. 5 part 2 page 569 no. 129, Reece period 14

Obverse description: Bull-necked radiate bust cuirassed right, seen from front.

Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS AVG

Reverse description: Galley right under oar; four rowers and five oars.

Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

In exergue: QC

Diameter: 20.7mm, Weight: 2.06gms, 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: 2.06 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48644

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quinarius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Quinarius of Allectus (293-296), C mint; RIC vol. 5 part 2 page 569 no. 129, Reece period 14 Obverse description: Bull-necked radiate bust cuirassed right, seen from front
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS AVG

Reverse description: Galley right under oar; four rowers and five oars
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 5 part 2 no. 129

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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