NLM-7C4D11: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7C4D11

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Radiate, possibly of Carausius (286-293) from bust, large module, chipped.

Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and cuirassed right, seen from front.

Reverse description: gracile figure mincing right, with ?staff in left hand.

Diameter: 23.1mm, Weight: 3.16gms, die axis: probably 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.16 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th November 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48953

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and cuirassed right, seen from front.

Reverse description: gracile figure mincing right, with ?staff in left hand.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9216
Four figure Latitude: 53.63244975
Four figure longitude: -0.61018351
1:25K map: SE9216
1:10K map: SE91NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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