DOR-3A2242: Roman coin:Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-3A2242

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14)
Mint of London
Obv. IMP CARAVSIVS P F AV; Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Rev. ADVENTVS AVG; Emperor galloping right, raising right hand, over prostrate captive
Mintmark: -//(R)SR
An unpublished reverse type.
This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

Identified by Sam Moorhead

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AV

Reverse description: Emperor galloping right, raising right hand, over prostrate captive
Reverse inscription: ADVENTVS AVG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//(R)SR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
To be known as: Arne

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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