SOM-8BDAD4: Roman Coin: Siliqua of Flavius Victor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8BDAD4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Clipped silver siliqua of Flavius Victor, VIRTVS ROMANORVM, mint of Milan, 387-8. RIC no. 19 (b) (vol. IX, p. 80).

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 387
Date to: Ante AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020237

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Flavius Victor
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and cuirassed bust with pearl diadem right
Obverse inscription: DN FL VIC-TOR PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated front, head left, holding globe and reversed spear
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: MDPS
Status: Clipped
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 80, no. 19 (b)

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Portesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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