NLM-9BB043: Roman Coin: Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-9BB043

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Radiate of Carausius (286-293), possibly C mint issue,

Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and cuirassed right, image possibly defaced.

Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Female figure standing left holding globe under her hand and transverse sceptre; C in right field

Reverse inscription: [--]P[[---]S G A

In exergue: C

Diameter: 24.1mm, Weight: 3.80gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 24.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 28th August 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34955

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 bust draped and cuirassed right, image possibly defaced
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Female figure standing left holding globe under her hand and transverse sceptre;
Reverse inscription: [--]P[[---]S G A

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: C; C in right field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Preston

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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