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Unique ID: WMID-E657E3

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A silver Roman siliqua of Valentinian dating from 25th February 364 to 24th August 367 AD. The coin was minted in Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey).

Obverse legend: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG (Emperor diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right).

Reverse legend: RESTITVTOR REI P (Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard and Victory on globe).

Mint mark ANT.

Reece period 19.

RIC number Volume IX, Antioch; Number 7a.

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: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.54 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]

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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: Valentinian I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Emperor diademed, cuirassed and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard and Victory on globe.
Reverse inscription: RESTITVTOR REI P
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]
Fourth Century reverse type: RESTITVTOR REI P [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: ANT
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IX Antioch, Number 7a
A resized image of Roman coin, a silver siliqua of Valentinian

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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]

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Created: Thursday 24th November 2011
Updated: Tuesday 29th November 2011

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