SF-4FD081: Roman radiate coin

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Unique ID: SF-4FD081

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carausius AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14), PROVID AVG, Providentia standing left with baton over globe and cornucopiae. C Mint, S P // C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 494, no. 346. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 21.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference; 72

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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) right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] C CARAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding baton over globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: PR[OVI]D AVG

Reverse mint mark: S P//C

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 346

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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