LEIC-680E70: CAD730g

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Unique ID: LEIC-680E70

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver siliqua (unclipped) of Julian II as Augustus (360-3), VOTIS V MVLTIS X reverse, Arles, 360-3, RIC VIII no. 297. The coin in good condition but has a severe crack from the top of the bust. Diameter 18mm, weight 1.7g.


Identification confirmed by Sam Moorhead.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 360
Date to: Exactly AD 363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th December 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 730

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N CL IVLI - ANVS AVG

Reverse description: Laurel-wreath enclosing VOTIS V MVLTIS X.
Reverse inscription: VOTIS/V/MVLTIS/X

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//(T)CON

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 227 cf no. 297
  • Sear : 4071

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6612
Four figure Latitude: 52.70166
Four figure longitude: -1.024718
1:25K map: SK6612
1:10K map: SK61SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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