DOR-7F3482: Copper alloy radiate of Probus.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-7F3482

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy radiate of Probus dating to AD 276-282 (Reece period 14) reverse type TEMPOR FELICIT depicting Felicitas standing right with caduceus and cornucopiae. Mintmark B/-//-mint of Rome. RIC vol.V, part II, p.31, no.129.

Date: Roman.

Diameter: 22.0mm.

Weight: 2.62g.

Die Axis: 12.

Notes:

Coins of this issue are very rare in Britain, with only four others of this type recorded on the PAS database.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

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: 2.62 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide Rally 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS/28

Materials and construction

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

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: Rome
Obverse description: Bust right, radiate, cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: IMP C PROBVS PF A[VG]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing right with caduceus and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [TE]MPOR FELICIT

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC V Probus 129
Reverse mint mark: B/-//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7299
Four figure Latitude: 50.78988621
Four figure longitude: -2.3985976
1:25K map: SY7299
1:10K map: SY79SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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