LEIC-64B6C4: Roman copper alloy radiate of carus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-64B6C4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy radiate of Divus Carus, struck under Carinus and dating to AD 284-5 (Reece Period 14), CONSECRATIO, Eagle standing left. Mint of Lyon, - // II. RIC V, pt 2, p. 138, no. 19.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 284
Date to: AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.38 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th October 2001

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 819

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: DIVO CARO PIO

Reverse description: Eagle standing left
Reverse inscription: CONSECRATIO

RIC Identifier: RIC V Carus 29
Reverse mint mark: -//II

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 138, no. 29

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7117
Four figure Latitude: 52.745969
Four figure longitude: -0.949659
1:25K map: SK7117
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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