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Unique ID: LIN-CA86C3

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A Roman copper alloy radiate of Probus dating to AD 276-82 (Reece period 14). ADVENTVS PROBI AVG reverse type depicting emperor riding left. Mint of Lyons. RIC vol. V pt 2, p. 22, no. 19.

Overall dimensions: 22mm in diameter and 3.69g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.69 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2044

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: Radiate helmet and cuirassed left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left shoulder.
Obverse inscription: IMP C M (sic) AVR PROBVS AVG

Reverse description: Emperor riding left.
Reverse inscription: ADVENTVS PROBI AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - // I
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : V part 2 p. 22, 19 var.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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