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Unique ID: WMID-E59C87

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

A silver Roman siliqua of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to the period AD 355 - 361 (Reece Period 18), VOTIS/XXX/MVLTIS/XXXX in wreath, Sirmium (modern Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia). RIC VIII, p. 389, no. 68.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.04 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17.73 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Tuesday 8th November 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ 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: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, cuirassed and draped right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG
Reverse description: VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX within wreath
Reverse inscription: VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//SIRM
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII Sirmium; Number 15
A resized image of Roman coin, a silver siliqua of Constantius II

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: North Kesteven
Parish: North Rauceby

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0046
Four figure Latitude: 53.001992 Four figure longitude: -0.511296
1:25K map: TF0046
1:10K map: TF04NW
WOEID: 26349717
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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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1 comment

  • siliquae wrote @ 09:30:12 on the 15th December 2012.

    With this weight (2.0gr), it's probably a RIC 68 (cast after the reform). RIC 15 is around 3.2 gr. Just for fun Siliquae

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Created: Thursday 24th November 2011
Updated: Thursday 24th January 2013

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