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Unique ID: PUBLIC-1DA080

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), LEG (II AVG), Capricorn left. Mint of London, - // ML. RIC V, pt 2, p. 468, no. 58. The latter part of the reverse legend is unclear, but the general type is quite common.


Reverse similar to SF-13D153

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.25 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Allan Kissack
Identified by: Mr Allan Kissack
Secondary identifier: 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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Capricorn left
Reverse inscription: LEG (II AVG)

Reverse mint mark: - // ML
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 468, no. 58

Spatial metadata

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

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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