WMID-E59C87: Roman coin, a silver siliqua of Constantius II

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Unique ID: WMID-E59C87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman siliqua of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to the period AD 355 - 361 (Reece Period 18), VOTIS/XXX/MVLTIS/XXXX in wreath, Sirmium (modern Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia). RIC VIII, p. 389, no. 68.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.04 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Tuesday 8th November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, cuirassed and draped right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX within wreath
Reverse inscription: VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//SIRM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII Sirmium; Number 15

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: North Rauceby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0046
Four figure Latitude: 53.001992
Four figure longitude: -0.511296
1:25K map: TF0046
1:10K map: TF04NW
WOEID: 26349717
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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1 comment

  • siliquae wrote @ 09:30:12 on the 15th December 2012.

    With this weight (2.0gr), it's probably a RIC 68 (cast after the reform). RIC 15 is around 3.2 gr. Just for fun Siliquae

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Thursday 24th November 2011
Updated: Thursday 24th January 2013

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