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Unique ID: WILT-9D112B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to the period AD 286-293 (Reece period 14). Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing female figure facing left, uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 286
Date to: Circa AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.49 g
Diameter: 19.35 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5224; 822

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]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CARAV[SIVS...]

Reverse description: Standing female figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Salisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1331
Four figure Latitude: 51.07817823
Four figure longitude: -1.81580485
1:25K map: SU1331
1:10K map: SU13SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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