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Unique ID: HESH-9163C0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Quinarii radiate of Allectus (293 - 296 AD). Reverse type VIRTVS AVG (galley with oarsmen). Although the obverse inscription on this coin matches that of RIC volume 5, part 2, reference 130, the reverse of this coin varies as there is no obvious steersman standing aft on galley.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.07 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate crowned, cuirassed, bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IM[P] C ALLECTVS P AVG

Reverse description: Galley right, with oars and oarsmen. No obvious steersman standing aft. In exergue QC.
Reverse inscription: [V]IRT[VS] AV[G]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol 5, Part 2 130

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wellington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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