ESS-739051: Roman Coin : Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-739051

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius dating to the period 287 - 293 AD (Reece Period 14). MONETA AVG, Moneta standing left. Probably Unattribtued Mint. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Notes:

Artefact not seen by FLO, recorded from information and images supplied by finder

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 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1993 - Friday 31st December 1993

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 036-C0004

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: Unattributed
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [...] CARAVSIVS [ ... ]

Reverse description: Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [MONET]A AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 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: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Great Waltham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6913
Four figure Latitude: 51.79012695
Four figure longitude: 0.4490007
1:25K map: TL6913
1:10K map: TL61SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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