WILT-5F030D: Carausius Radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-5F030D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Diocletian struck by Carausius dating to the period c. AD 291-292 (Reece period 14). PAX AVGGG reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. Mint of London: S P//MLXXI. As RIC V.2, p. 551, no. 5.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 291
Date to: Exactly AD 292

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.11 g
Diameter: 22.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5101

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius for Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: PAX AVGGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S P//MLXXI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Broughton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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