WILT-9D36C5: Roman coin: Carausius radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-9D36C5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius dating to the period AD 286-293 (Reece period 14). Probably PAX AVG, reverse type depicting Pax standing left, holding long vertical sceptre and branch. Probably Mint of London, [ ] // (ML?). This coin has been considered for 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: Exactly AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 22.48 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Cristina Sanna
Identified by: Miss Cristina Sanna
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2016-83

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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: [ ] // (ML?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Knoyle

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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