WILT-CB0548: Roman: Radiate, Carasius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-CB0548

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman radiate coin of Carausius, AD 286-93 (Reece Period 14), SALVS AVGGG, Salus standing right feeding snake held in arms. Mint of London, S P // MLXXI. RIC V, pt 2, p. 478, no. 161. This coin is included in 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: 3.11 g
Diameter: 22.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5030

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 and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing right feeding snake held in arms
Reverse inscription: SALVS AVGGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S P // MLXXI

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 478, no. 161

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1719
Four figure Latitude: 50.97016901
Four figure longitude: -1.75926512
1:25K map: SU1719
1:10K map: SU11NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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