HESH-1F7DF4: Roman Coin: radiate of Carausius (286-293 AD). Reverse type: ORIENS AVG

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-1F7DF4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (286-293 AD). Reverse type: ORIENS AVG - Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe in left; C Mint. RIC V, pt 2, cf 294.

Reece Period: 14; This coin has been considered by Sam Moorhead for RIC Corpus.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFD Entry Form No: HFDMG 2736

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 CAR[AVSIVS P F?] AV

Reverse description: Sol Standing facing, head left, raising right hand and holding globe in left
Reverse inscription: O[RIE]NS AV[G]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Weston Under Penyard

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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