DENO-2F70EA: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-2F70EA

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

A copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293), dating to the period AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). VIRTVS AVG reverse type, depicting Mars standing right, holding reversed spear and leaning on shield. C mint. This coin does not appear in RIC.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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: 3.39 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8515 Bag H. 18

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

Reverse description: Mars standing right, holding reversed spear and leaning on shield.
Reverse inscription: VIRT-VS AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: [...] P//C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Staunton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8044
Four figure Latitude: 52.98737443
Four figure longitude: -0.80974164
1:25K map: SK8044
1:10K map: SK84SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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