YORYM-8A1AD1: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-8A1AD1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to the period AD 286-293 (Reece period 14). PROVIDE AVG reverse type depicting Providentia standing left with globe and transverse sceptre. C mint, S (P?) // C. Cf. RIC V, p. 495, no. 373var. This coin has an obverse legend, IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG, not recorded for type in RIC. There is one other coin of this type in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC. This coin is recorded 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: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 22.81 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04965

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Uncertain

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, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left with globe and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PROVIDE AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/(P?)//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: North Yorkshire

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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