HAMP-7BDFC7: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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Unique ID: HAMP-7BDFC7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded later 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), [IOVI S]TATORI, Jupiter standing facing with sceptre and thunderbolt. No mint mark, but probably style of C Mint. RIC V, pt 2, p. 531, no. 815var. RIC 815 is IMP CARAVSIVS AVG. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 286
Date to: AD 296

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.25 mm
Width: 21.9 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 4.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2807

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)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing facing holding sceptre in right hand and thunderbolt in left
Reverse inscription: [IOVI S]TATORI

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//-

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Kings Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4934
Four figure Latitude: 51.103215
Four figure longitude: -1.301533
1:25K map: SU4934
1:10K map: SU43SE
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: HAMP
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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