SF-15FE05: Roman radiate reverse. Carausius. 286-293.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-15FE05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a Roman radiate (antoninianus) of Carausius (AD 286-293) (Reece Period 14). Probably M [ ] O, probably Pax standing left holding (branch?) and transverse sceptre. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Class: Radiate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 22.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Claire Costin
Identified by: Miss Claire Costin
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference PKM 4

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, draped (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: IM[P CARAVSI]VS P VG

Reverse description: Probably Pax standing left holding (branch?) and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: M [ ] O

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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