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CAM-DFF133: Roman Coin : Incomplete Silver Siliqua of Gratian

Rights Holder: Cambridgeshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-DFF133

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver siliqua of Gratian. Mint is Trier, AD 367 -378, Reece period 19. Obverse shows pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads [...]RATIA[...]. Reverse shows seated figure left. Reverse legend is VRBS ROMA (not available in drop downs needs to be checked). Reverse fields and exergue reads: / //TRPS. Die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 1.49g, diameter is 19.51mm. See RIC IX, p.22, no. 45.

Notes:

Find from the same find area as, but not associated with, treasure case 2011T939, CAM-21F122.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder and Land owner jointly donated to The Norris Museum, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 19.51 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]RATIA[...]

Reverse description: Seated figure left
Reverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: / //TRPS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p.22, no.45b.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder and Land owner jointly donated to The Norris Museum, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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