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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A21221

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An incomplete copper alloy Roman radiate of the emperor Probus, dating to the period AD 276-82 (Reece period 14). SALVS AVG reverse type, depicting Salus standing left, feeding serpent rising from altar, holding patera and sceptre, the letter B to to her right side. Minted in Lugdunum (modern day Lyon).

RIC V, pt.II, no.122

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.94 mm
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 21.47 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Probus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Salus standing left, feeding serpent rising from altar, holding patera and sceptre, B to right
Reverse inscription: [S]AL[V]S AVG

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -/B//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

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