WMID-9FDB44: WMID-9FDB44: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-9FDB44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete struck / hammered copper alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293 to AD 296), dating to the period between AD 293 and AD 296 (Reece Period 14). LAETITIA AVG, Galley right with mast, no cabin and four rowers; probably waves. C Mint, QC. RIC V, pt 2, p. 569, no. 125. Diameter: 19.08 mm; Thickness: 1.68 mm; Weight: 2.7 g. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 19.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012 - Friday 30th November 2012

Personal details

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

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: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley right with mast, no cabin, and four rowers; probably waves
Reverse inscription: LAETITIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - // QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 125

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
Parish or ward: Newmarket (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6363
Four figure Latitude: 52.24105321
Four figure longitude: 0.38586925
1:25K map: TL6363
1:10K map: TL66SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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