Unique ID: BH-99F6F7

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A lightly clipped silver siliqua of Valentinian I (AD 364-375); VOTIS V MVLTIS X reverse; minted at Sirmium, AD 364; RIC IX no. 2. The coin is in good condition, having little wear or corrosion. It measures 15mm in diameter, 1.2mm thick and weighs 1.6g.

This is a rare coin.

Class: Siliqua

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 364

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/123 - 5

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [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: Valentinian I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTI[NI]-ANVS PF AVG
Reverse description: Wreath enclosing legend.
Reverse inscription: VOTIS/V/MVLTIS/X
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: //SIRM
Status: Clipped

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 158, no. 2
A resized image of Roman coin: siliqua of Valentinian I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Bedford
District: Bedford
To be known as: Roxton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Saturday 17th October 2009
Updated: Tuesday 5th July 2011

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