SF-344BCE: SF-344BCE: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-344BCE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to the period AD 286-93 (Reece period 14). Uncertain reverse type and mint.

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
Thickness: 1.64 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAV[...]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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