LIN-DBBEF3: Late Roman silver siliqua

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A contemporary copy of a late Roman siliqua of Honorius, VIRTVS ROMANORVM (Roma seated left holding victory on globe and inverted spear, mint of Milan, struck AD 395-423. RIC X, no. 1228.


ID done from photo sent by finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 395
Date to: Circa AD 423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 22 [402-445]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN HONORI-VS P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear.
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS] ROMANORVM

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [ ]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : X 1228

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Hale

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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