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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-CBF432

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy radiate, in poor condition, of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left with branch and sceptre. C Mint, - // C. RIC V, pt 2, pp. 490 and 492, cf. nos. 303 and 322.

Notes:

This reconstruction by Sam Moorhead is based on a written description without reference to the actual coin or an image.

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
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1989 - Sunday 31st December 1989

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TBS Listing no. 17

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right (?)
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding olive branch and sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Reverse mint mark: - // C
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 pp. 490 & 492, cf. nos. 303 and 322

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Charing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9648
Four figure Latitude: 51.19759066
Four figure longitude: 0.80393971
1:25K map: TQ9648
1:10K map: TQ94NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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