HAMP-29FAD3: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-29FAD3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded 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 no. 476. 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: Circa AD 286
Date to: AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.8 mm
Width: 21.7 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

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: 18

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAR[ ... ]IVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: [P]AX AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: S/C//[ ]

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 cf 476

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Little Somborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3835
Four figure Latitude: 51.113039
Four figure longitude: -1.458527
1:25K map: SU3835
1:10K map: SU33NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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