FASAM-3A4BFB: Roman Coin: radiate of Carausius S P MC PROVID AVGGG

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-3A4BFB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PROVID AVGGG, Providentia left with globe and cornucopiae, C Mint, S P // MC. RIC - . One other coin of this type is recorded in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC (ESS-EEBD65), but struck from different dies. This coin was kindly brought to Sam Moorhead's attention by Dane at Wildwinds (coin sold at Timelines Auction).

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: 3.94 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Monday 31st December 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: 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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C [CA]RAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: PROVID AVGGG

Reverse mint mark: S P // MC
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Quidenham (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

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

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