BUC-A35DC1: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-A35DC1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Maximian, struck by Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVGGG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S P//C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 556, no. 45. This scarce 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: AD 286
Date to: AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.69 g
Diameter: 22.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Ruler/issuer: Carausius for Maximian
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVGGG

Reverse mint mark: S P//C

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cold Brayfield

Spatial coordinates


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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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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