LIN-274041: Copper alloy radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-274041

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), probably [VIRTVS] AVG, Mars standing right holding shield and spear. Probably Unattributed Mint. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

Found at the Stixwould rally, 5th-9th Sept 2008.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 286
Date to: AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAR[ ... ]

Reverse description: Mars standing right, holding (spear) and shield
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS?] AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Stixwould and Woodhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1664
Four figure Latitude: 53.160499
Four figure longitude: -0.266496
1:25K map: TF1664
1:10K map: TF16SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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