SOM-773207: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-773207

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A complete Roman reduced weight silver siliqua of Julian Augustus (AD 355-63) issued between AD 361-3. Reece Period 18. Reverse type VOT/X/MVLT/XX depicting the legend within wreath. Minted at Antioch, mintmark: -//ANT. 

Obv. FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG, pearl diadem, draped bust right

Rev. VOT/X/MVLT/XX, legend within wreath. 

Diameter: 18.34mm, weight: 1.91g. RIC VIII Antioch 213. 

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 361
Date to: Circa AD 363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.91 g
Diameter: 18.34 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 019687

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua (reduced weight)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diadem, draped, bust right
Obverse inscription: FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Legend within wreath
Reverse inscription: VOT/X/MVLT/XX

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//ANT
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII Antioch 213

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Cheddar

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 6 months ago

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