NLM-F94AF2: Roman Coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F94AF2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Coin. Q-Radiate of Allectus (293-296) (Reece period 14

Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley sailing left without mast, no cabin, five armed crew; waves

Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

In exergue: - // QL

Diameter: 19.9mm, Weight: 2.60gms, die axis: 6

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th November 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM24336

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 and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley sailing left with no mast, no cabin, but five armed crew; waves
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

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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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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