ESS-113D8C: Roman coin: Radiate of Allectus (probably)

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Unique ID: ESS-113D8C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Base silver Roman radiate, probably of Allectus (AD 293 -296). Reece period 14. Uncertain reverse type. Mint unknown

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: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] LICV [...]

Reverse description: Figure standing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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