SF-2E4EE1: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2E4EE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). [PRO]V[I] D AV[G] reverse type depicting Providentia holding cornucopiae and baton/anchor. Possibly 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: 1.95 mm
Weight: 2.31 g
Diameter: 22.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMf 051

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)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CARA]VSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Providentia holding cornucopiae and baton/anchor.
Reverse inscription: [PRO]V[I] D AV[G]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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