LEIC-C179A7: Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius

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Unique ID: LEIC-C179A7

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Roman copper alloy Radiate of Carausius (or contemporary copy) dating to the period AD 286-93 (Reece Period 14). Reverse type uncertain depicting standing female with upright staff and cornucopia?

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.13 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Right facing radiate bust
Obverse inscription: IMPCARA[VSIUSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Standing female with upright staff in right hand, possibly a cornucopia in left arm

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7012
Four figure Latitude: 52.70115826
Four figure longitude: -0.96553349
1:25K map: SK7012
1:10K map: SK71SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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