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Unique ID: WILT-F58AA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius, dating to AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). Uncertain reverse type, depicting Sol left, wearing a radiate crown with right arm raised and holding an orb in his left. Uncertain mint.

The reverse inscription does not appear in RIC, although it may contain spelling errors.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.99 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 23/1/19-1

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: draped, cuirassed, radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS PF AV

Reverse description: Sol standing left, wearing a Radiate crown oand holding an orb in his left hand, right arm raised.
Reverse inscription: [...](TT)[...]TAS AV.G

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Pewsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1856
Four figure Latitude: 51.30284046
Four figure longitude: -1.74318649
1:25K map: SU1856
1:10K map: SU15NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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