SF-11290A: Roman coin: copper-alloy radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: SF-11290A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A well preserved copper-alloy radiate of Allectus, dating to c. AD 293-296 (Reece period 14). Reverse: SALVS AVG, Salus standing right holding snake in arms. Mint of London. RIC vol. V, part 2, p. 562, no. 42.

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: 4.57 g
Diameter: 23.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing right, holding snake in arms
Reverse inscription: SALVS A[VG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/A//ML
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bradfield St Clare

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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