NARC-B9BBB2: NARC-B9BBB2 : Radiate : Allectus

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Unique ID: NARC-B9BBB2

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A copper-alloy Roman Q-Radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) (Reece Period 14). Reverse type SALVS AVG, depicting Salus feeding a snake held in arms. C Mint, S/P//[ML].

Diameter: 22.86mm, Thickness: 2.16mm, Weight: 3.2g.

RIC V, pt 2, p. 122var.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.16 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 22.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

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

Reverse description: Salus, feeding snake held in arms
Reverse inscription: [SALV]/SAVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: S / P // [ML]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 5 122

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43690027
Four figure longitude: -0.61867825
1:25K map: SP9483
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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