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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-CAC174

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy barbarous radiate of Carausius dating to AD 286-93 (Reece period 14). [...] reverse type depicting figure standing holding a spear/sceptre and ?. Mint unknown.

Overall dimensions: 18mm in diameter and 1.97g in weight.

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: 1.97 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2045

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
Obverse description: Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: ...AVG

Reverse description: Figure standing holding spear/sceptre and ?
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: - // I
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Wednesday 15th November 2017
Updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017

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