LON-4B62B0: A Roman copper-alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14).

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Unique ID: LON-4B62B0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-6) (Reece Period 14). Obverse: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG, Radiate and cuirassed right. Reverses: VIRTVS AVG, Galley left with mast, cabin, four crew, five oars and one steering oar. 'C' Mint, - // QC. RIC V, Pt II, p. 569, no. 128.

Dimensions: diameter: 18.50mm; weight: 2.24g

A similar coin on the databse is ESS-BCAB23.

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: Exactly AD 293
Date to: Exactly AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
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)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley left with mast, cabin, four crew, five oars and one steering oar.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG,

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 569, no. 128

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3580
Four figure Latitude: 51.50281974
Four figure longitude: -0.05635779
1:25K map: TQ3580
1:10K map: TQ38SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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