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Unique ID: SUR-841E4D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius (286-293 AD). Obverse: draped, radiate bust right, IMP CARAVSIVS PF AVG. Reverse: Pax standin left holding olive branch with upright sceptre PAX AVG. No mint marks. RIC Vb, p535, no 880.

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: 3.3 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: draped, radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left with olive branch and upright sceptre.
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC V Carausius 880
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Grey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6849
Four figure Latitude: 51.23613985
Four figure longitude: -1.02736792
1:25K map: SU6849
1:10K map: SU64NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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