FASAM-0F7C16: Silver denarius of Carausius Uberitas obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-0F7C16

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver denarius of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14).

Obv. IMP CARAVSIVS P F A; Laureate bust left in consular robes, holding eagle-tipped sceptre

Rev. VBERITAS AVG, Uberitas standing right, holding standard, clasping hands with emperor, standing left, holding spear

Mintmark: - // RSR

RIC V, pt 2, p. 513, no. 589; Roman Imperial Coins in the Hunter Cabinet, Vol IV, p. 272, no. 168

This is the fourth specimen of this coin in Sam Moorhead's corpus for the new RIC volume. All coins share the same dies.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.6 g
Diameter: 18 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust left in consular robes, holding eagle-tipped sceptre
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F A

Reverse description: Uberitas standing right, holding standard, clasping hands with emperor, standing left, holding spear
Reverse inscription: VBERITAS AVG

Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 513, no. 589
  • Hunter : Vol IV p. 272, no. 168

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bishops Cannings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0561
Four figure Latitude: 51.34805912
Four figure longitude: -1.92959426
1:25K map: SU0561
1:10K map: SU06SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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