ESS-4894B7: ESS-4894B7 Roman coin: siliqua of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-4894B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver coin: Siliqua (possibly slightly clipped) of Theodosius I (AD 379-95), VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma facing, Trier, 379-83. RIC IX c.f. 58b/84a. Diameter 15.45mm, thickness 1.41mm, weight 0.89 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 379
Date to: AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.41 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 15.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th September 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder ref: IMC.1.7.141

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Theodosius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diad, dr & cuir r
Obverse inscription: ... - SIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated facing on throne
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//TRP[S]
Status: Clipped
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: Bures Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Friday 9th November 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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