WILT-07A036:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-07A036

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius, dating to AD 286-293 (Reece Period 14). PAX AVG type, depicting Pax standing left with vertical sceptre and branch. Probably London mint.

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: 3.48 g
Diameter: 24.2 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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP (C CA)RAVSIVS P (F) AVG

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding vertical sceptre and branch
Reverse inscription: PAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: B E// M[...]I
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: Enford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1352
Four figure Latitude: 51.26700861
Four figure longitude: -1.81505211
1:25K map: SU1352
1:10K map: SU15SW
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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Recording Institution: WILT
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