SWYOR-22B5B2: Roman coin; radiate of Carausius

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-22B5B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A roman copper alloy coin; a radiate of Carausius dating from AD 286 - 293 (Reece Period 14). PAX AVG reverse depicting Pax standing left holding branch and sceptre. Diameter 20.9mm, thickness 1.7mm and weight 3.11g.

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: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 20.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th March 2019 - Sunday 10th March 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form 3388

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: Radiate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAR]AVSIVS PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5113
Four figure Latitude: 53.6110787
Four figure longitude: -1.23061943
1:25K map: SE5113
1:10K map: SE51SW
Grid reference source: From 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: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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