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YORYM-08DD1A: Roman coin: radiate of Probus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-08DD1A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy Roman radiate of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to c. AD 276-7 (Reece Period 14). SALVS AVG reverse type depicting Salus draped, standing left, feeding out of patera in right hand serpent rising from altar and holding sceptre in left hand. Mint of Rome, First Series. RIC V, pt 2, p. 97, no. 744; Gloucester Hoard (CHRB XIII), p. 70, no. 1032 (11 specimens).

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 276
Date to: Circa AD 277

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06473

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

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: Radiate and cuirassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG

Reverse description: Salus draped, standing left, feeding out of patera in right hand serpent rising from altar and holding sceptre in left hand
Reverse inscription: SALVS AVG

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

Coin references

  • RIC : V, pt 2 p. 97, no. 744

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bishop Burton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9640
Four figure Latitude: 53.84737599
Four figure longitude: -0.54227015
1:25K map: SE9640
1:10K map: SE94SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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