HAMP-F5A7F7: Roman coin : Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-F5A7F7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and corroded Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), reverse: PROVID AVG around Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopiae. Minted at 'C' mint. The obverse bust appears only to be cuirassed. Reference: RIC V part II, p.506, cf 510var. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 291

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.41 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th July 2013 - Tuesday 17th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3685

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate and (cuirassed?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [I]MP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [PR]O[VI] D AV[G]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: South Stoke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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