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Unique ID: DENO-3B3AF6
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
Roman coin; gold aureus of Carinus (AD 283-5), dating to AD 284 (Reece Period 14), VICTORIA AVG, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Mint of Siscia. RIC V, pt 2, p. 176, no. 312; Sear 12331. Diameter 19mm, weight 4.3g.
Not seen by recorder - information from finder. Research so far has determined one other known coin of this type - Sotheby Auction 29-30/1X-5/X/1988, no. 951 - but not from the same dies (Sylvanie Estiot, pers,. comm.).
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Weight: 4.3 g
Diameter: 19 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2006
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Other reference: none
Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARINVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: VICT-ORIA AVG
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Carus 312
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Roman Imperial Coinage||Vol 5, no.312|
|Sear, D.R.||2005||Roman Coins and their Values: Volume III||London||Spink and Son Ltd||p. 513, no.12331|