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Unique ID: BUC-4BA161

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A clipped silver siliqua of Honorius minted in Milan between 359 & 402. Obv : D N HONORI-VS P F AVG, pearl diad; dr & cuir r. Rev: VIRTVS ROMANORVM; Roma seated left on cuirass (Guest type e) holding spear & victory on a globe. Mintmark MDPS RIC X 1228

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 395
Date to: AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 13.99 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ros Tyrrell - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Milan (Mediolanum) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diad, dr & cuir r
Obverse inscription: D N HONORIVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS ROMANORVM
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: MDPS
Status: Clipped

Coin references

  • RIC : X, p321, no 1228
A resized image of Roman coin

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Buckinghamshire
District: Chiltern
To be known as: Chenies

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 11th July 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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