LIN-82816D: Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-82816D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Roman copper-alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG reverse type depicting Pax standing left with branch and transverse sceptre. Struck AD286-93. Mint of London, mint mark L -//ML. RIC V, pt. 2, p. 472, no.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: 3.81 g
Diameter: 22 mm

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS PF [AVG]

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: L -//ML
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 472, no. 101

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ulceby with Fordington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4073
Four figure Latitude: 53.23558246
Four figure longitude: 0.09616264
1:25K map: TF4073
1:10K map: TF47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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