NLM-759F33: Roman Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-759F33

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding brancha and vertical sceptre. Mint of London, F O//ML. RIC V, pt 2, p. 472, no. 101. Both faces have traces of being silvered. 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: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.54 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM12159

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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: (IMP) CARAVSIVS P F AVG

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

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: F O//ML

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 101

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Nettleton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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