WMID-63847E: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-63847E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296), dating to the period c.AD 293-296 (Reece period 14). Illegible reverse type. Unclear mint.

Diameter: 18.4 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th January 2019 - Wednesday 30th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C ALLECTVS P AVG

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Shipston on Stour (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.05782218
Four figure longitude: -1.63678961
1:25K map: SP2540
1:10K map: SP24SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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