LIN-296B79: Late Roman copper alloy radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-296B79

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carausius, dating to the period AD286-93 (Reece Period 14). PAX AVG reverse type depicting Pax standing left with branch and vertical sceptre. Mint of London, F O//ML. RIC V, pt 2, p. 472, cf 101. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.09 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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

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

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: [F]-O//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Cranwell, Brauncewell and Byard's Leap (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0351
Four figure Latitude: 53.04635406
Four figure longitude: -0.46501428
1:25K map: TF0351
1:10K map: TF05SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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