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COIN

Unique ID: BM-C7C82A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Carausius (AD 286-293), dating to the period c.AD 286-293 (Reece period 14). P[AX AVG] reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 4.38 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] CARAVSIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: P[AX AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: F O//ML
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Foxton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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