BH-7BD97E: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: BH-7BD97E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy radiate of Allectus dating to the period AD 293 to 296 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting figure left holding branch and transverse sceptre. 'C' Mint.

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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: 3.49 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2017 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
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, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG

Reverse description: Figure left holding ?branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [...]

Reverse mint mark: S/P//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Streatley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0927
Four figure Latitude: 51.93084985
Four figure longitude: -0.4160965
1:25K map: TL0927
1:10K map: TL02NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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