ESS-5EC0A7: Roman Coin : Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-5EC0A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius dating to AD287 - AD293 (Reece Period 14). PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre. Unattributed mint. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 287
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 21 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 050-C0020

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: Unattributed
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]P CARAVSIVS[...]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston Colville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6351
Four figure Latitude: 52.133262
Four figure longitude: 0.380104
1:25K map: TL6351
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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