KENT-7D497C: Radiate of Carauisus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-7D497C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn and corroded Roman radiate of the Brittanic Emperor Carausius (AD 286-293). Illegible reverse type. Surface, particularly of the obverse is heavily pitted. (Reece Period 14)

Measurements: 21.60mm in diameter, 2.04mm thick and 3.55g in weight.

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: 2.04 mm
Weight: 3.55 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP] C CARAVSIVS PF [AVG]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Wonston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4844
Four figure Latitude: 51.19321274
Four figure longitude: -1.31448389
1:25K map: SU4844
1:10K map: SU44SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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