HAMP-9AEF34: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-9AEF34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded later 3rd-century Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S C//- RIC V, pt 2, p. 504, no. 475. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.45 mm
Width: 21.35 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2563; 640

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: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Bearded bust radiate, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch in raised right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: PA-X AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: S C//-

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 475

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2735
Four figure Latitude: 51.113661
Four figure longitude: -1.615664
1:25K map: SU2735
1:10K map: SU23NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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