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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-9DD974

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. C Mint, S P // C. RIC V, pt 2, p. 490, cf. no. 301. This coin has been considered for Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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: 3.42 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: (IMP C CARAVSIVS P AVG?)

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: S P // C
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 490, cf. no. 301

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Bramham cum Oglethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4242
Four figure Latitude: 53.87251265
Four figure longitude: -1.36271271
1:25K map: SE4242
1:10K map: SE44SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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