FASAM-1F1157: Roman coin: radiate of Carausius IOVI CONSER S P  obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-1F1157

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), IOVI CONSER, Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt in right hand and vertical sceptre in left. Unattributed Mint, S P // -. RIC V, pt 2 - . This piece has a new variety of reverse legend spelling and is the only coin of its type in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 1983 - Saturday 31st December 1983

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]
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt in right hand and vertical sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONSER

Reverse mint mark: - // S P
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Market Weighton Region

Spatial coordinates


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

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