BH-99F6F7: Roman coin: siliqua of Valentinian I

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Unique ID: BH-99F6F7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A lightly clipped silver siliqua of Valentinian I (AD 364-375); VOTIS V MVLTIS X reverse; minted at Sirmium, AD 364; RIC IX no. 2. The coin is in good condition, having little wear or corrosion. It measures 15mm in diameter, 1.2mm thick and weighs 1.6g.

This is a rare coin.

Class: Siliqua

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/123 - 5

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTI[NI]-ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing legend.
Reverse inscription: VOTIS/V/MVLTIS/X

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //SIRM
Status: Clipped
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 158, no. 2

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Roxton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Saturday 17th October 2009
Updated: Tuesday 5th July 2011

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