SUR-E975F9: Roman coin: Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-E975F9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman radiate of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to the period AD 276-282 (Reece period 14). PROVIDENT A[VG] reverse type depicting Providentia standing left holding globe and transverse sceptre. Mint of Ticinum. As RIC V.2, p. 70, no. 491; cf. Gloucester Hoard (Abdy et al., CHRB XIII, pp. 21-113) no. 1404.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 21.01 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-795

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield.
Obverse inscription: VIRTVS PROBI AV[G]

Reverse description: Providentia standing left holding globe and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENT A[VG]

RIC Identifier: RIC V Probus 491
Reverse mint mark: Q -//SXXI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5783
Four figure Latitude: 51.54302702
Four figure longitude: -1.17946233
1:25K map: SU5783
1:10K map: SU58SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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