OXON-7637EB: Roman coin: Radiate of Probus

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: OXON-7637EB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver washed copper alloy radiate of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to the period AD 276-282. Reece Period 14. FELICIT TEMP reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre. Mint of Lyon. RIC no.74.

Notes:

Hardly worn, very good condition. See also OXON-7661A3 for another coin found in same area.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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: Circa AD 282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 23.2 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.583

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: FELICIT TEMP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: // I I
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chaddleworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SF-822C13
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Probus, c.276-282 AD. Reverse: FELICIT TEMP, Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and vertical sceptre. A…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-8FA121
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy Roman radiate of Probus (AD 276-82), dating to AD 281 (Reece Period 14). Reverse: FELICIT TEMP, Felicitas standing left holdin…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: YORYM-E3C62D
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy radiate of Probus dating to the period AD 276 - 282 (Reece Period 14). TEMPOR FELICIT reverse type depicting Felicitas standin…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.