ASHM-E74905: Roman coin; radiate of Probus

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Unique ID: ASHM-E74905

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A base silver radiate of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to the period AD 276-282. Reece Period 14. LAETITIA AVGVSTI reverse type. Mint of Lyon. RIC V.2 31.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD053

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Reverse description: Laetitia standing left holding wreath and staff.
Reverse inscription: LAE(TITI)A AVGVSTI

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: IIII
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V.2 31

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ASHM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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