YORYM-6CD835: Roman Coin : Radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6CD835

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy radiate of Carausis dating to the period AD 286 - 293 (Reece Period 14). PROVID AVG reverse type depicting Providentia left holding globe and cornucopiae. C Mint.

RIC V, pt.2, p.494, no.353.

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: 4.2 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05245

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

Reverse description: Providentia left holding globe and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: PROVID AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: South Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9230
Four figure Latitude: 53.75824614
Four figure longitude: -0.60603378
1:25K map: SE9230
1:10K map: SE93SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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