COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C4F953

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A radiate of Carausius, AD286-293. Rev: PAX AVG, Pax with olive-branch and transverse sceptre. Unattributed mint. RIC V, pt 2, 893. Reece 14

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3.88 g
Diameter: 21.45 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David W Williams - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B11-295

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Carausius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Unattributed [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX [A]VG
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: None
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2, 893
A resized image of Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Oxfordshire
District: South Oxfordshire
Parish: Cholsey

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6087
Four figure Latitude: 51.578678 Four figure longitude: -1.135527
1:25K map: SU6087
1:10K map: SU68NW
WOEID: 26350150
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 5th October 2011
Updated: Sunday 18th December 2011

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