DENO-58628A: Roman coin: Q radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-58628A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman Q radiate of Allectus (AD 293 - 296), dating to the period AD 293 - 296 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG reverse type, depicting a galley left with oars and a mast. Mint of London. RIC V.2, p. 563, no. 55.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.4 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.4 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8921

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Q radiate
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, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Galley left, with oars and a mast
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - -//QL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.2 p. 563, no. 55

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Skillington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8826
Four figure Latitude: 52.82435677
Four figure longitude: -0.69547129
1:25K map: SK8826
1:10K map: SK82NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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