ESS-1DB9A0: Roman Coin : Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-1DB9A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius dating to AD286 - AD293 (Reece Period 14). Reverse depicts Pax standing left holding branch and sceptre. Mint of London, F O//ML. RIC Vol. Vb, no. 101. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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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: 4.95 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 052-C0001

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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust, right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: F/O//ML
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 101

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Pleshey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6714
Four figure Latitude: 51.79971
Four figure longitude: 0.420511
1:25K map: TL6714
1:10K map: TL61SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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