NARC-7877E5: Roman coin: copper alloy radiate of Allectus, galley reverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-7877E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Roman coin: copper alloy radiate of Allectus (British usurper, in power between AD 293 and 296), galley type, minted at the 'C mint' (precise location unknown, but somewhere in the British Isles).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, bearded,r ight
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALEECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Galley
Reverse inscription: [L]AETITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Moulton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7866
Four figure Latitude: 52.286612
Four figure longitude: -0.85793
1:25K map: SP7866
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Thursday 17th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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