SOM-A3DC04: Roman coin: Clipped siliqua of the House of Constantine (probably)

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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Unique ID: SOM-A3DC04

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A clipped Roman silver siliqua of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to AD 355-61 (Reece Period 18), VOT XXX MVLT XXXX. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.1 mm
Width: 11.6 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 21987

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Legend in four lines within wreath
Reverse inscription: VOT / XXX / MVLT / (XXXX)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bleadon CP

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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