HESH-629401: Roman Coin: Roman Radiate of Carausius (286-293).

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-629401

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S P//C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 490, cf. 300. This coin is included in 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: AD 286
Date to: AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.46 g
Diameter: 23.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped (and cuirassed) right
Obverse inscription: (IMP C CARAV?)SIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S P//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6423
Four figure Latitude: 51.904368
Four figure longitude: -2.524674
1:25K map: SO6423
1:10K map: SO62SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: HESH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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