KENT-8B5AF7: radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-8B5AF7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to the period c.AD 276-282 (Reece period 14). COMES AVG reverse type depicting Minerva standing left holding olive branch in right hand, spear and shield in left. Mint of Lyon. RIC V.2, p. 30, no. 116.

Measurements: 20.38mm in diameter and 2.39g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 276
Date to: Circa AD 282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 20.38 mm

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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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C PRO[...]

Reverse description: Minerva standing left holding olive branch in right hand, spear and shield in left
Reverse inscription: COME-S AVG

RIC Identifier: RIC V Probus 116
Reverse mint mark: (A?) -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8861
Four figure Latitude: 51.31704158
Four figure longitude: 0.6964014
1:25K map: TQ8861
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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