COIN

Unique ID: SUR-71AF66

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

A siliqua of Honorius. Mint of Milan, 395-402. Rev: VIRTVS ROMANORVM Rome seated holding Victory and spear. RIC X, 1228. The coin is lightly clipped

Evidence of reuse: The coin is lightly clipped

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 14.79 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 09.868

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [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: A diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN HONORI[VS PF] AVG
Reverse description: Roma seated left holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS ROMANORVM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: MDPS
Status: Clipped

A resized image of Roman coin: A siliqua of Honorius

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: East Hampshire
Parish: Ropley

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6333
Four figure Latitude: 51.092859 Four figure longitude: -1.101774
1:25K map: SU6333
1:10K map: SU63SW
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: Sunday 8th November 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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