WILT-D8E15C: Carinus Radiate

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Unique ID: WILT-D8E15C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carinus as Caesar dating to AD 282-283 (Reece Period 14). PRINCIPI IVVENT reverse depicting Prince standing left and holding a baton in his right hand and a transverse spear in his left hand. Mint of Siscia, - T // XXI. RIC V part II, p 162 no. 197var - RIC records a star above T in mintmark; this coin does not have this.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 282
Date to: Circa AD 283

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.15 g
Diameter: 21.75 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHS 2017-19

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: Carinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: M AVR CARINVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Carinus as the Prince standing left holding a baton in his right hand and a transverse spear in his left hand.
Reverse inscription: PRINCIPI IVVENT

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -/T//XXI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 162, no. 197var

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cherhill

Spatial coordinates


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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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