LVPL-ACBF83: Roman radiate of Allectus.

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Unique ID: LVPL-ACBF83

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus, (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14). Reverse: VIRTVS AVG, Galley left with mast, cabin and unclear crew; waves. Obverse: [IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG]; radiate bust right.Mint of London, QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, cf n. 55. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 20.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [ ... ]

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

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - // Q(L)
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 563, cf. no. 55

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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