A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

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A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by Bes99 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:23 pm

Well I managed around 9-10 ours out on a recently drilled field this weekend that I have found a number of Romans on. Using the Deus GMP no changes, 11 inch coil. All finds around 4inches. Thought I would do a post as I found Allectus in the field, first time I have found one of his radiates, minted in London. Also a good Tetricus I, I think. In total 8 Romans recovered mainly in a poor condition. A nice 1928 sixpence, about a billion buttons and some nice bits of Roman pottery and Tesserae and a copper-alloy hammered Scottish Charles II. Can anyone make out the mint mark on the worn roman: two soldiers standing with two standards between them?
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Re: A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by fred » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:40 pm

Very nice condition for bronzes. ::g

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Re: A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by coal digger » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:48 pm

Your Tetricus looks more like Victorinus with SALVS AVG reverse,good soil that,cd ::g
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Re: A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by Bes99 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:42 pm

coal digger wrote:Your Tetricus looks more like Victorinus with SALVS AVG reverse,good soil that,cd ::g
Thanks cd you are correct, no wonder I could not find a reverse that matched with that s letter for Tetricus. First one of this emporer that I have found.

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Re: A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by Marcadia » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:45 pm

Very nice coins, love a good Roman Coin.
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Re: A few romans from the weekend (1 being Allectus)

Post by Stillburning » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:57 pm

Nice finds, that Allectus is in great condition ::g
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