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Unique ID: NMS-587196

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), possibly a contemporary copy. Reverse: (L or F?)[ .... ] (N or A) (AV)G, Laetitia standing left holding wreath and baton. Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS [ ... ], radiate, draped and cuirassed right. Mint of London, mint mark F/-//ML. This coin is included in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st June 2016 - Monday 12th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Louise Weetman
Identified by: Miss Louise Weetman
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 61393
Other reference: BM092016

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 right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS [ ... ]

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding wreath and baton
Reverse inscription: Possibly (L/F)[ ... ] (N/A) (AV)G

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: F - // ML
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Raynham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8825
Four figure Latitude: 52.7898138
Four figure longitude: 0.78660703
1:25K map: TF8825
1:10K map: TF82NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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