OXON-77A253: Roman coin: siliqua of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-77A253

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Roman siliqua of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). VRBS-ROMA reverse type depicting Victory seated left on a throne, holding Victory on a globe and sceptre. Mint of Trier. As Hoxne no. 257; RIC IX 27e and 45b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th October 2021 - Tuesday 8th February 2022

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2629

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Pearl diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory seated left on a throne, holding Victory on a globe
Reverse inscription: VRBS - ROMAN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: //TRPS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Duns Tew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4428
Four figure Latitude: 51.94876153
Four figure longitude: -1.3612277
1:25K map: SP4428
1:10K map: SP42NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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