FASAM-1EA1AF: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius ADVENTVS AVG MCXXI

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-1EA1AF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), ADVENTVS AVG, Emperor riding left raising right hand and holding short sceptre in left; apparently, no captive to left. C Mint. - // MCXXI. RIC V, pt 2 - . There are two coins of this type in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC, but both have unclear obverse legends. This is therefore the only complete type known.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985 - Sunday 31st December 1989

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Emperor riding left, raising right hand and holding short sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: ADVENTVS AVG

Reverse mint mark: - // MCXXI
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Grantham Region

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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