FASAM-F6656D: Roman Coin: Carausius and Sol jugate bust radiate obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-F6656D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Coppr alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), C Mint.

Obverse: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG; Jugate radiate busts of Carausius and Sol left

Reverse: PROVIDEN AVG; Providentia standing left holding baton and cornucopiae; globe to left on ground

Mintmark: S C // C

This coin is not recorded in RIC, but it is the fourth specimen know to Sam Moorhead and is included in his corpus for RIC

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

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: 3.37 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Jugate busts left of Sol, radiate, draped and holding whip, and Carausius, radiate and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding baton and cornucopiae; globe to left on ground
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S C // C
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ogbourne St. Andrew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1972
Four figure Latitude: 51.44667306
Four figure longitude: -1.72799191
1:25K map: SU1972
1:10K map: SU17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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