HAMP-A194D5: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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Unique ID: HAMP-A194D5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn 3rd-century copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, 'PROVID AVG' reverse, probably C mint (S C//[ ]), (286-293 AD; Reece Issue Period 14) RIC V, pt 2, p. 505, cf. 498ff. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 23.15 mm
Width: 20.1 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th September 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3276

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...CARAV]SIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [PROV]ID AV[G]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4451
Four figure Latitude: 51.256473
Four figure longitude: -1.370864
1:25K map: SU4451
1:10K map: SU45SW
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 September 2011
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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