HESH-973BF4: Roman coin: siliquae of Valens I

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-973BF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Siliquae of Valens I (364-378 AD). Mint: Arles

Rev. Type: Standing emperor with banner and emperor

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.66 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem crowned curiassed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN_S PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing with head right being crowned by victory in right hand and holding standard with Chi Rho in left
Reverse inscription: RESTITV_TOR REI P

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: RESTITVTOR REI P
Reverse mint mark: CO{NS}
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hay-on-Wye

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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