BERK-FA5A86: Roman coin of Probus

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Unique ID: BERK-FA5A86

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy coin: radiate of Probus (AD276-282). Dimensions: diameter: 19.76mm; weight: 2.28g. Sear, D. 1988. Roman Coins and Their Values. Seaby: London. P.289 no.3365.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 276
Date to: AD 282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 19.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2005 - Thursday 19th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Probus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: PROBVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated facing in temple of six columns.
Reverse inscription: RO[MA]E AETER

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Cholsey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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