HAMP-465FA6: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus (probably)

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Unique ID: HAMP-465FA6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn later 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), unclear reverse legend, probably a galley right. Mint unclear, but style of galley suggests C Mint. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.9 mm
Width: 19.2 mm
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2011

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Probably: IMP C AL[...]

Reverse description: Probably a galley right
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5818
Four figure Latitude: 50.958516
Four figure longitude: -1.175558
1:25K map: SU5818
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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