BH-2B06D5: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: BH-2B06D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14); LAETITIA AVG / VIRTVS AVG, unclear galley with mast. Mint unclear. The coin's surfaces are very worn and corroded. It measures 19.2mm in diameter, 1.9mm thick and weighs 2.47g. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.47 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/51 - 49

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
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] C AL[LECTVS P] F AVG

Reverse description: Unclear galley with mast
Reverse inscription: [LAETITIA AVG / VIRTVS AVG]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: - //[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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