BUC-FCD120: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-FCD120

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Roman coin, Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14), LAETITIA AVG, galley right with mast and no cabin or waves. C Mint, QC. RIC V, pt 2, p. 569, no. 125. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

The grid reference given is for the centre of the whole field as finder could not give individual spots for each coin. These were not a hoard but a field scatter

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.67 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 19.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG

Reverse description: Galley right with mast, but no cabin or waves
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG

Reverse mint mark: - // QC

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 125

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Forty Green

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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