BH-1254C3: Roman coin: radiate of Allectus

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Unique ID: BH-1254C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy radiate of Allectus (AD 293-296) dating to the period AD 293-296 (Reece Period 14). VIRT[VS AVG] reverse type depicting a galley, left, with mast and rowers. Mint of Londinium. As RIC V, p. 563, no. 55.

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: 1.64 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th February 2019 - Sunday 10th February 2019

Personal details

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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: Q radiate
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C A]LLEC[TVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Galley, right with mast and rowers
Reverse inscription: VIRT[VS AVG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Q[L]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9382
Four figure Latitude: 52.42808363
Four figure longitude: -0.63366174
1:25K map: SP9382
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 24 days ago

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