SF-84D81C: SF-84D81C

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-84D81C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Carausius, dating to the period AD 286-93 (Reece period 14). CONCORDIA MILIT reverse type, depicting the emperor standing right, clasping the hand of Concordia. C mint, - // (C?). This coin does appear to have C in the exergue, making it the second coin of its type recorded in Sam Moorhead's Corpus for RIC (the other piece is Hunter no 87 in Glasgow).

RIC vol.V, pt.II, cf. no.207

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
Thickness: 1.93 mm
Weight: 4.38 g
Diameter: 24.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: 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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: C mint (Uncertain, England)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CARAVSIVS (P) AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing right, clasping the hand of Concordia.
Reverse inscription: CONCORDIA MILIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//(C?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 482, cf. no 207

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Moulton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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