HAMP-8C4232: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8C4232

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and corroded later 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and transverse sceptre. C Mint, S C//[ ]. Probably of the S C issue. RIC V, pt 2, p. 505, cf. 484-5. This coin has been considered for 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: Exactly AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.6 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.72 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 9th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2845; 87

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: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: ...CARAV[SIVS]...

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [PAX] AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: (S) C//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 cf 484-5

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Bighton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour March 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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