SUR-71AF66: Roman coin: A siliqua of Honorius

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Unique ID: SUR-71AF66

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A siliqua of Honorius. Mint of Milan, 395-402. Rev: VIRTVS ROMANORVM Rome seated holding Victory and spear. RIC X, 1228. The coin is lightly clipped

Evidence of reuse: The coin is lightly clipped


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 395
Date to: AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 14.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 09.868

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Milan (Mediolanum)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN HONORI[VS PF] AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left holding Victory and spear
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS ROMANORVM

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6333
Four figure Latitude: 51.092859
Four figure longitude: -1.101774
1:25K map: SU6333
1:10K map: SU63SW
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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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Sunday 8th November 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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