NARC-99C784: Roman coin: Constantinian nummus, votive wreath type

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-99C784

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin: a clipped silver siliqua, probably of Valens (364-78), VOT X MVLT XX, Lyons, 367-75. RIC IX, 19; Hoxne 302. Reece 19. There were only six examples of this rare coin in the Hoxne Hoard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 367
Date to: AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: VOT X MVLT XX in wreath
Reverse inscription: VOT X MVLT XX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//(LVG)
Status: Clipped
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 46, no. 19

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Warmington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0791
Four figure Latitude: 52.506406
Four figure longitude: -0.424956
1:25K map: TL0791
1:10K map: TL09SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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