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Unique ID: PUBLIC-29DEE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius, 286-293. Radiate bust facing right IMP C CARAVSIVS [ ] and transverse sceptre; reverse PAX standing left holding olive branch; S P across mint mark; MLXXI. The coin has a pierced hole in the centre, perhaps for use as a pendant.

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: 4 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Catherine Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Catherine Wilson

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: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS [ ]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding olive branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG S P

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: MLXXI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Dunston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0663
Four figure Latitude: 53.15359551
Four figure longitude: -0.41632682
1:25K map: TF0663
1:10K map: TF06SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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