LIN-18C688: Roman Coin : Siliqua of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-18C688

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman siliqua of Valens dating to the period AD 367-378 (Reece Period 19). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and spear. Mint of Trier.

RIC IX, p.19, no.27 or p.22, no.45.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [D N] VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left, holding Victory on globe and spear.
Reverse inscription: VRBS - ROMA

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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