SUR-54DB01: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: SUR-54DB01

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Q-Radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG, 3, no. 55Galley left with mast, cabin, around 6 rowers; waves. Mint of London, QL. RIC V, pt 2, p. 563, no. 55. This coin is included in 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: 2.06 g
Diameter: 19.36 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 13-444

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: A radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMPC ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: A galley left with mast, cabin and around 6 rowers; waves
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Reverse mint mark: -//Q(L?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 563, no. 55

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Banstead Village (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2756
Four figure Latitude: 51.288983
Four figure longitude: -0.180134
1:25K map: TQ2756
1:10K map: TQ25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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