FASAM-1F3C2B: Roman coin: Radaite of Carausius PAX AVGGG S P MLXXI obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-1F3C2B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy radiate of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14), PAX AVGGG, Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. Mint of London, S P // MLXXI. RIC V, pt 2, p. 476. no. 141. There are 25 examples of this coin in Sam Moorhead's corpus for RIC.

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: 4.1 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1987 - Thursday 31st December 1987

Personal details

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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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding olive branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: PAX AVGGG

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 476, no. 141

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Peterborough Region

Spatial coordinates


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

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