DENO-286B0D: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-286B0D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (A.D. 286-293), dating to the period 286-293 (Reece Period 14). ADVENTVS AVG reverse type, depicting emperor riding left, right hand raised, left holding sceptre. Uncertain mint. RIC Vol.V part ii, p.514, no.598.

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: 3.45 g
Diameter: 24.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2016 - Friday 30th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Olivia Webster
Identified by: Miss Olivia Webster

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8451

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]
Obverse description: Radiate bust of emperor, right, cuirassed and draped.
Obverse inscription: IMP [C CA]RAVSIVS P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Emperor on horseback, riding left, right arm raised, sceptre in left hand.
Reverse inscription: AVENTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC V Carausius 598
Reverse mint mark: - -//RSR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 5 598

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Granby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7639
Four figure Latitude: 52.94301844
Four figure longitude: -0.87048573
1:25K map: SK7639
1:10K map: SK73NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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