LIN-58C3DA: Roman copper alloy radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-58C3DA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy radiate of Probus dating to AD 275 - 282 (Reece period 14). MARS VICTOR reverse depicting Mars walking right, holding spear and trophy. Probably mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC V, pt II, No. 84.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 275
Date to: Circa AD 282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.69 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C PROBVS PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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