BH-FC0C01: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-FC0C01

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14), VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting a boat left with mast, cabin, five or six rowers and oars. Mint of London. RIC V, pt. II, p. 569, no. 128.

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
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th February 2018 - Sunday 18th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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

Reverse description: Boat left with mast, cabin, five or six rowers and oars
Reverse inscription: [V]IRTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//QC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1027
Four figure Latitude: 51.93065334
Four figure longitude: -0.40155844
1:25K map: TL1027
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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