BH-AC6121: Roman coin: siliqua of Julian

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Unique ID: BH-AC6121

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken silver siliqua of Julian (AD 355-363) as Augustus; VOTIS V MVLTIS X reverse; minted at Lyon, AD 360-363. Ref.: RIC Vol. VIII, p. 195, no. 227.

Dimensions: 17.2mm diameter, 1.4mm thick. Weight: 2.28g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/41 - 1

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: FL CL IVLIA-NVS PP AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing legend.
Reverse inscription: VOTIS/V/MVLTIS/X

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: - //SLVG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
To be known as: Wigginton

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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