SUR-C4F953: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C4F953

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293) (Reece Period 14). Rev: PAX AVG, Pax with olive-branch and transverse sceptre. Unattributed mint. RIC V, pt 2, 893. This 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: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.88 g
Diameter: 21.45 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B11-295

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: Unattributed
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX [A]VG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: None
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2, 893

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cholsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6087
Four figure Latitude: 51.578678
Four figure longitude: -1.135527
1:25K map: SU6087
1:10K map: SU68NW
WOEID: 26350150
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Wednesday 5th October 2011
Updated: 1 week, 5 days ago

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