WILT-A1D925:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A1D925

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy radiate of Probus (AD 276-82), dating to AD 281 (Reece Period 14). Mint of Rome, Sixth Series. RIC V, pt 2, p. 37, no. 187; Gloucester Hoard (CHRB XIII), p. 74, no. 1167 (19 specimens).

Obverse: PROBVS P F AVG; Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre. 

Reverse: ROMAE AETER; Roma seated facing in hexastyle temple

Mintmark: - // R thunderbolt Δ

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
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: Circa AD 281
Date to: Circa AD 281

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 2.34 g
Diameter: 19.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th March 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1347

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: Probus
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate bust left, wearing imperial mantle, holding eagle-tipped sceptre
Obverse inscription: PROBV - S P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated facing in hexastyle temple
Reverse inscription: ROMAE AETER

Reverse mint mark: - // R thunderbolt Δ
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 37, no. 187
  • CHRB : XIII p. 74, no. 1167

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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