SF-0457CE: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-0457CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus, dating to AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting a galley rowing left. C mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 19.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Galley rowing left.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Knodishall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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