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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-76A536

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), VIRTVS AVG, Boat left with no mast, two steering oars and waves; four armed crew and helmsman. Mint of London, - // QL. RIC V, pt 2, - ; Rogiet Hoard (BNJ 2005), p. 130, no. 1021.  This is the second or third example of this particular type recorded. One of the other pieces has four armed crew and helmsman (but from different dies); the other is the same, except only has five armed crew.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

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: 2 mm
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th October 2021

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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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Boat left with no mast, two steering oars and waves; four armed crew and one helmsman
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Reverse mint mark: - // QL
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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