HAMP-21ED85: Roman Coin: Radiate of Probus

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-21ED85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman radiate, probably of Probus (AD 276-82), dating to AD 276-82 (Reece Period 14). ADVENTVS AVG reverse depicting Emperor riding horse left, raising right hand and holding sceptre left. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by a museum - not a Treasure case

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th January 1991

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Joanna Cole
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Collections AY 568
Museum accession number: WINCM: AY 568.130

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Probus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]-S[...]

Reverse description: Emperor riding horse left, raising right hand and holding sceptre left
Reverse inscription: ADVENTVS AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Cheriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5828
Four figure Latitude: 51.04842944
Four figure longitude: -1.17396369
1:25K map: SU5828
1:10K map: SU52NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: HAMP
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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