DOR-16E8FB: Copper alloy radiate of Probus

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-16E8FB

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A radiate of Probus dating to AD 275 - 282 (Reece period 14).MARS VICTOR (Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy. Mint of Lyon
Reference: RIC V, pt II, No. 84
Mint mark: //II
Date: Roman
Diameter: 23.30 mm
Weight: 3.44 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 285

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 23.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019253

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
Reece period: Period 14 [275-296]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bust, right, radiate, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP C PROBVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy
Reverse inscription: MARS VICTOR

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //II
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V pt. II 84

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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