HAMP-4FFD87: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4FFD87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn later 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S C //[ ]. RIC V, pt 2, p. 504, cf 475-76. This flan has not been trimmed, particularly on the obverse face. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.9 mm
Width: 22.4 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001 - Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2029

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: Carausius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P [ ... ]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [PAX] A[VG]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S C//[ ]

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 475-6

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Owslebury CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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