FASAM-45F1EE: Roman coin: silver denarius of Carausius VIRTVS AVG Lion left RSR obv

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-45F1EE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver denarius (with chip at 10 o clock, 3gm) of Carausius (AD 286-93) (Reece Period 14).

Obverse: IMP [CAR]AVSIVS P AV; Radiate, draped and cuirassed right

Reverse: VIRT[VS] AVG; Lion walking left

Mintmark: RSR

This is a new variety, existing types having a thunderbolt in the jaws of the lion.

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: 22.5 mm

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: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Carausius
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP [CAR]AVSIVS P AV

Reverse description: Lion walking left
Reverse inscription: VIRT[VS] AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: - // RSR
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Alton Pancras (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7103
Four figure Latitude: 50.82580604
Four figure longitude: -2.41310133
1:25K map: ST7103
1:10K map: ST70SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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