DOR-2E31C8: Copper alloy quinarius of Allectus

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Unique ID: DOR-2E31C8

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A quinarius of Allectus dating to AD 293 - 296 (Reece period 14) VIRTVS AVG reverse with a galley rowing left. "C" mint.
Mint Mark: //QC
Reference; cf. RIC no. 128
Date: Roman
Diameter: 19.53 mm
Weight: 2.07 g
Die axis: 8

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: 2.07 g
Diameter: 19.53 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019377

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quinarius
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: Bust, right, radiate, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: [IMP] ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Galley rowing left
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS [AV]G

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Allectus 128
Reverse mint mark: //QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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