FASAM-1EE27C: Roman coin: Radiate of Carausius IVSTITIA AVG C obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-1EE27C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), IVSTITIA AVG, Justitia seated left on throne, holding (globe?) and vertical sceptre. C Mint, - // C. sceptre. RIC V, pt 2. Two other specimens of this general type are in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC, one with Justitia seated on a wheel, the other with her on a shield. This rare coin is therefore a new variety.

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: 4.3 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Friday 31st December 1999

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 CAR)AVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Justitia seated left on throne, holding (globe?) in right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: (IVS)TITIA AVG

Reverse mint mark: - // C
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: Newark on Trent Region

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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