PUBLIC-133492: PUBLIC-133492- copper alloy radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-133492

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293), dating to the period c.AD 286-293 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure left, possibly Pax. Unclear mint.

Weight: 3.26gms Diameter: 22.3mm

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
Weight: 3.26 g
Diameter: 22.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 draped?) bust Right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F [AVG]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure left, possibly Pax
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ascott and Shipton (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3017
Four figure Latitude: 51.85079344
Four figure longitude: -1.5658675
1:25K map: SP3017
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 10 days ago

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