NLM-20D751: Roman coin: radiate, possibly of Carus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-20D751

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Radiate, possibly of Carus (282-283), Reece period 14, not found in RIC.

Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right, tightly curled short beard.

Obverse inscription: CARVS [AVG]

Reverse description: Figure standing left with vertical sceptre, hanging cloak and forked object in right hand - ?thunderbolt.

Reverse inscription: [-]DVILI [--]

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 2.69gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 282
Date to: Exactly AD 283

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.69 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th November 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM46701

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust cuirassed right, tightly curled short beard
Obverse inscription: CARVS [AVG]

Reverse description: Figure standing left with vertical sceptre, hanging cloak and forked object in right hand - ?thunderbolt.
Reverse inscription: [-]DVILI [--]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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