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Record ID: FASAM-6FB60D
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper-alloy medallion of Carus (AD 282-3). Mint of Rome. Obv. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed (deocorated breastplate) right Rev. MONETA AVGGG; Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales and cornucopiae Gnecchi vol. II, p. 120 / pl. 122, no. 1 This record is taken from a short article written by R. W. Higginbottom in Spink's Numismatic Circular (July-August 1977), p. 309. There are ten known medallions of Carus, including the one in the British Museum (noted above). R. A. G. Carson, Keeper of Coins at the British Museum, assisted in…
Created on: Tuesday 20th July 2021
Last updated: Monday 6th September 2021
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Record ID: YORYM-AED2AF
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman medallion of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to the period c.AD 231 (Reece Period 11). FIDES MILI-TVM reverse type depicting Jupiter naked standing front, head left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and long sceptre in left. Severus Alexander helmeted, in military dress, stands facing him, sacrificing out of a patera over a tripod and holding a spear in left hand and is crowned by Virtus helmeted, in military dress, standing behind him; at foot left a shield; to right behind Jupiter, a standard. Mint of Rome. Ref: BMC VI, p. 186, no. 727; BMCRM p.39, …
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st March 2021
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Record ID: FASAM-D129A5
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy coin or medallion with a diameter of 36mm and a weight of 13.23g. This piece is incredibly worn. On the obverse there is a faint trace of a bust right which might have the features of Carausius (AD 286-93) - sadly this cannot be captured on a photograph. Although this might seem far-fetched, the British Museum has a medallion of Carausius which measures 38mm in diameter and weighs 13.21g. The BM piece is made of orichalcum (brass) and appears to have been overstruck on an earlier dupondius of the first of second centuries AD. It is just possible that this new find is s…
Created on: Thursday 1st October 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 12th April 2016
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Record ID: LON-8553C1
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman copper alloy medallion of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 139-161) (Reece Period 7) minted in Rome. Reverse: Apollo Salutaris standing left, holding serpent staff, between a tree and thymiaterium. Neither obverse nor reverse type are published in Gnecchi, Medaglione Romani (1912). However, the reverse type, struck from the same dies, is known for Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61) - see J. M. C. Toynbee, Roman Medallions (1965), p. 138 & pl. XXIII, no. 5, with a reference to P. L. Strack, Untersuchungen zur römischen Reichsprägung des zweiten Jarhunderts III (1938), Taf. 4, nr. 563. T…
Created on: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 26th January 2015
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Record ID: LIN-BA42D8
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copy of a copper-alloy medallion of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar (AD 138-61), struck at 'Rome' AD 155-6 (Reece Period 7). Obverse: AVRELIVS CAESAR AVG PII FIL TR P X COS II; Bare-headed and draped right Reverse: Anepigraphic: Minerva standing left with shield behind, holding out right hand towards Vulcan seated right, holding thunderbolt. Between them, anvil on pedestal. cf. Gnecchi, I Medaglioni Romani, volume 2, p.35 (pl. 65, no. 3) This medallion is cast from a specimen in Naples Museum, Italy (no. 15997) - information kindly supplied by prof. Dr. Franz Mittag at the U…
Created on: Friday 2nd August 2013
Last updated: Friday 23rd August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chesterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-A1A418
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Gold 1 1/4 solidus (also called a festaureus) of Licinius I. AD 308-324. Obverse LICINI-VS P F AVG, bust, laureate, draped, cuirassed, seen from front, right. Reverse: VBIQVE VICTORES, emperor standing right between two seated captives, holding globe and spear pointing forward; in exergue: PTR Mint of Trier, AD 313-15, RIC VII Trier 5 See also WILT-D86FB6 for another similar coin.
Created on: Monday 5th October 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 7th January 2014
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Record ID: WILT-D86FB6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman gold 1 1/4 Solidus (sometimes called a Festaureus) of Licinius I, 308-324. Mint of Trier. This piece is often referred to as a medallion. Reverse: VBIQVE VICTORES ("everywhere Victories") Date: end 313 to end July 315 Mint: Trier Reference: RIC VII, p.163, no.5
Created on: Friday 18th May 2007
Last updated: Tuesday 7th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-5C54B2
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy medallion of the emperor Antoninus Pius (AD138-161), depicting Jupiter, Minerva and Juno, struck at Rome between AD 140 and 144. Gnecchi vol II, no. 66 - Three other specimens are recorded, in Milan, Paris and Vienna. Obverse: [ANTONINVS AVG] PIV[S P P TR P COS III]; laureate head left Reverse: Minerva, Jupiter and Juno seated facing; Minerva holds a spear, Jupiter a thunderbolt and sceptre, Juno a patera and sceptre.
Created on: Thursday 23rd November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ticehurst', grid reference and parish protected.


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