CAM-561A26: Roman Coin : Copper Alloy Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-561A26

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293 to 296 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting a galley left, with mast, cabin and possibly 6 rowers; waves. Mint of London, QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, no. 55. Diameter 21.14; Thickness 1.48mm; Weight 2.3g. 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: 1.48 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 21.14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Sarah Deacon
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust, right
Obverse inscription: IMP G ALLECTVS P F AVG

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

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

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 District Area

Spatial coordinates


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

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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