NMGW-96B191: Coin - Carausius Radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-96B191

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy coin, radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), HILAR[ITAS AVG], Hilaritas standing left with branch and cornucopiae. Unattributed Mint. RIC V, pt 2, p. 530, 803 var (803 is cuirassed). 3.490g. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.49 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sian Williams
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2007.201.4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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: Unattributed
Obverse description: Radiate, draped (and cuirassed?) right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Hilaritas standing left holding palm branch and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: HILAR[ITAS AVG]

Reverse mint mark: - // -

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Caerwent (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4492
Four figure Latitude: 51.624018
Four figure longitude: -2.810345
1:25K map: ST4492
1:10K map: ST49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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