DOR-77510C: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius

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Unique ID: DOR-77510C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A radiate of Carausius dating to AD 286 - 293 (Reece period 14). PAX AVG (Pax advancing left with branch and transverse sceptre) reverse.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 22.49 mm
Weight: 2.59 g
Die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 22.49 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019365

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Bust, right, radiate, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Pax advancing left holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX [AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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