ASHM-B1334E: Roman coin; radiate of Probus

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Unique ID: ASHM-B1334E

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A copper-alloy, white metal-coated Roman radiate of Probus, dating to the period AD 276-282 (Reece period 14). Reverse type ABVNDANTIA AVG. Mint of Lyon. RIC V 17.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.7 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD122

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: White metal
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C PROBVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Abundantia draped, standing right, emptying cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: ABVNDANTIA AVG

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : V 17

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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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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