COIN

Unique ID: ESS-4894B7

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

Roman silver coin: Siliqua (possibly slightly clipped) of Theodosius I (AD 379-95), VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma facing, Trier, 379-83. RIC IX c.f. 58b/84a. Diameter 15.45mm, thickness 1.41mm, weight 0.89 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 379
Date to: AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.41 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 15.45 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Laura McLean - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder ref: IMC.1.7.141

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Fragment [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Theodosius I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diad, dr & cuir r
Obverse inscription: ... - SIVS PF AVG
Reverse description: Roma seated facing on throne
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS ROMANORVM]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//TRP[S]
Status: Clipped

A resized image of ESS-4894B7 Roman coin: siliqua of uncertain emperor

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Colchester
To be known as: Bures 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 [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Friday 9th November 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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