PUBLIC-532C23: Roman Coin : Radiate of Probus (obverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-532C23

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy radiate (with traces of silvering) of Probus (AD 276-82) (Reece Period 14), Reverse type MARS VICTOR, Mars advancing right with spear and trophy. Mint of Lyon. RIC V. pt 2, p. 23, no. 37

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 276
Date to: Exactly AD 282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th July 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Bould
Identified by: Mr Graham Bould

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
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
Obverse description: Radiate and ciurassed bust, right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars walking right holding trophy with transverse spear
Reverse inscription: MARS VICTOR

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//III
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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