WMID-E657E3: Roman coin, a silver siliqua of Valentinian

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Unique ID: WMID-E657E3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman siliqua of Valentinian dating from 25th February 364 to 24th August 367 AD. The coin was minted in Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey).

Obverse legend: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG (Emperor diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right).

Reverse legend: RESTITVTOR REI P (Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard and Victory on globe).

Mint mark ANT.

Reece period 19.

RIC number Volume IX, Antioch; Number 7a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 367
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.54 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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor diademed, cuirassed and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head right, holding standard and Victory on globe.
Reverse inscription: RESTITVTOR 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: ANT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX Antioch, Number 7a

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

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: Thursday 24th November 2011
Updated: Tuesday 29th November 2011

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