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Unique ID: FASAM-6FB60D
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
Copper-alloy medallion of Carus (AD 282-3). Mint of Rome.
Obv. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed (deocorated breastplate) right
Rev. MONETA AVGGG; Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales and cornucopiae
Gnecchi vol. II, p. 120 / pl. 122, no. 1
This record is taken from a short article written by R. W. Higginbottom in Spink's Numismatic Circular (July-August 1977), p. 309. There are ten known medallions of Carus, including the one in the British Museum (noted above). R. A. G. Carson, Keeper of Coins at the British Museum, assisted in the publication.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 31.052 g
Diameter: 37 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 1976 - Friday 31st December 1976
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Other reference: Spink Numismatic Circular July-August 1977, p. 309
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed (decorated breastplate) right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: MO - NETA A - VGGG
4 Figure: TF1333
Four figure Latitude: 52.88260047
Four figure longitude: -0.32218696
1:25K map: TF1333
1:10K map: TF13SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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