CAM-49FBB7: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-49FBB7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), VIRTVS AVG, Galley right without mast, cabin and four rowers; waves. Mint of London, QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, no. 55. Damaged but probably originally perforated for suspension. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 293
Date to: AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.42 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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
Obverse description: Radiate (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F [AVG]

Reverse description: Galley right without mast, cabin and four rowers; waves
Reverse inscription: (VIRTVS AVG)

Reverse mint mark: - // QL

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 563, no. 55

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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