NLM-4442A6: Roman Coin: Quinarius of Allectus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4442A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Possibly a quinarius of Allectus (293-296), RIC vol. 5 part 2 no. 124[F], ascribed to mint of Camulodunum (?C mint), Reece period 14.

Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right, short beard and long neck, seen from front.

Obverse inscription: IMP [C ALLEC]TVS P[F omitted] AVG

Reverse description: possibly galley.

Reverse inscription: LAETIT[IA AV]G

In exergue: Q C

Diameter: 20.1mm, Weight: 2.44gms, die axis: 6

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
Weight: 2.44 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM45459

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quinarius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Allectus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right, short beard and long neck, seen from front
Obverse inscription: IMP [C ALLEC]TVS P[F omitted] AVG

Reverse description: possibly galley.
Reverse inscription: LAETIT[IA AV]G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Allectus 124
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: Q C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Blyborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Updated: 2 years ago

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