FASAM-495365: Roman coin: Carausius radiate PAX AVGGG London obv

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-495365

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 olive-branch and transverse sceptre. Mint of London, S P // MLXXI. RIC V, pt 2, p. 476, no. 143.

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: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1982 - Friday 31st December 1982

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

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive-branch in right hand and transverse sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: PAX AVGGG

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 476, no. 143

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)
Parish or ward: Hayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8146
Four figure Latitude: 53.90384293
Four figure longitude: -0.76862619
1:25K map: SE8146
1:10K map: SE84NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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