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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F0D246

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, c.286-293 AD. Reverse: PA[X AVG], Pax standing left holding branch(?) and vertical sceptre.

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: 4.08 g
Diameter: 20.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref.: 224

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]
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: []C CARAVSIVS[]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch(?) and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PA[X AV]G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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