LANCUM-61C9E6: Copper-alloy radiate of Carinus

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Unique ID: LANCUM-61C9E6

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Roman silvered copper-alloy radiate of Carinus, dating to 283 - 285 AD (Reece Period 14). Obverse of right-facing radiate and cuirassed bust; IMP C M AVR CARINVS PF AVG. Reverse of Carinus (on left) standing right and recieving Victory from Jupiter (on right), who holds a sceptre; VIRTVS AVGG. Exergue mark: *//XXI . The coin is 21.01mm in diameter, 1.78mm in thickness and weighs 4.03g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 283
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.78 mm
Weight: 4.03 g
Diameter: 21.01 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5686

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: Carinus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Right-facing radiate and cuirassed bust
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR CARINVS PF AVGG

Reverse description: Carinus (left) receiving Victory from Jupiter (right), who holds a sceptre
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: *//XX.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
Parish or ward: Ulnes Walton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5119
Four figure Latitude: 53.66517228
Four figure longitude: -2.74304796
1:25K map: SD5119
1:10K map: SD51NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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