COIN

Unique ID: KENT-1A3D11

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a Roman, struck or hammered, silver, light miliarense or siliqua of Arcadius. Obverse: Draped bust right. Inscription: Illegible. Reverse: VOT? MVLT X? in wreath. Inscription: []T[]LT[]. Die axis: 6 o'clock. Small broken two-thirds of the coin only. Worn with a dark grey patina. This coin dates to 383-408AD. Ref. Coins of England and the UK, Spink 2009, page 65 and Roman Coins and their Values, David R. Sear, 4th Revised Edition, Seaby 1988, page 355-359. The coin fragment is 13.03mm long, 9.51mm wide, 1.3mm thick and weighs 0.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 383
Date to: Circa AD 408

Dimensions and weight

Length: 13.03 mm
Width: 9.51 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr - [view all attributed records]

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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: Arcadius [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: VOT? MVLT X? in a wreath
Reverse inscription: []T[]LT[]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Kent-1A3D11. Coin fragment. Siliqua of Arcadius. Obverse view.

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Surrey
District: Tandridge
Parish: Titsey

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3856
Four figure Latitude: 51.28642606 Four figure longitude: -0.02248499
1:25K map: TQ3856
1:10K map: TQ35NE
WOEID: 26345832
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]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

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Created: Wednesday 4th May 2011
Updated: Saturday 14th May 2011

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