WMID-831F17: Roman coin: Q-radiate of Allectus(293-296)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-831F17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin: a copper alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14), VIRTVS AVG, Galley left with mast and cabin, unclear crew. Mint of London, QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, cf. no. 55. Diameter(s): 20mm. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

Leamington Area Villa Site

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: rec 521

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust, facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECT[...]

Reverse description: Galley left with mast, cabin and unclear crew; waves
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//Q (L)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 563, cf. no. 55

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
To be known as: Leamington Spa finds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Wednesday 28th October 2009
Updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016

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