SF-0D5188: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-0D5188

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). PAX [AVG] reverse type depicting Pax standing left, holding branch and probably vertical sceptre. C mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.88 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 24.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finds reference SS15 152

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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)
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARA[...]

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding branch and probably vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - []//C
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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