SUR-35DE01: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-35DE01

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293), dating to the period AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). ADVENTVS AVG reverse type depicting the Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left hand holding a sceptre, at foot a captive. Mint: C Mint. As RIC V.2, p. 481, nos. 190-191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.72 g
Diameter: 19.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B16-1288

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: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CA]RAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor riding left, right hand raised, left hand holding a sceptre, at foot a captive
Reverse inscription: [ADVENTV]S AVG

Reverse mint mark: -//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63158966
Four figure longitude: -1.00448728
1:25K map: SU6993
1:10K map: SU69SE
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

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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