PUBLIC-37897F: COIN

Rights Holder: Leonard Eeles
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-37897F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper alloy radiate of Carausius AD -286 - 93. ( Reece period 14). Reverse type PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding branch and transverse sceptre. London Mint, S P // MLXXI. RIC V, pt 2, p. 474, no. 118.

Dimensions : Diameter 21.4mm, thickness 1.8mm, weight 4.0gm. Die axis 6 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 286
Date to: Exactly AD 293

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th April 2016 - Wednesday 20th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles
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
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP C CARAVSIVS P F AVG.

Reverse description: Pax standing left, holding olive-branch in right hand and transverse sceptre in left
Reverse inscription: P A [X] - A V [G].

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S P // MLXXI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 474, no. 118

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: West Wratting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6052
Four figure Latitude: 52.14312071
Four figure longitude: 0.33678262
1:25K map: TL6052
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one month ago

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