CAM-40B445: Radiate of Allectus AD 293-296

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Unique ID: CAM-40B445

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Copper alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14), VIRTVS AVG, galley left with mast, cabin, and around 6 rowers; waves. Mint of London, -//QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, no. 55. Diam: 18.53mm; weight: 2.60g. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.


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: 2.6 g
Diameter: 18.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley left with mast and cabin and around 6 rowers; waves
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
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 Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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