BERK-A5DFF2: Roman coin: Siliqua of Honorius

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Unique ID: BERK-A5DFF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver siliqua of Honorius dating to the period AD AD 393-423. Reece period 21. VIRTVS ROMANORVM reverse type. Possibly mint of Milan, but exergue is unclear and slightly off-flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 393
Date to: Circa AD 423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Leisure Promotions/Rotary Club Lark Hill Wantage

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rallyticket436. 2014.385

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 22 [402-445]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Diademed draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N HONORIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left holding Victory & inverted spear with hook, victory in hand.
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS] ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4186
Four figure Latitude: 51.5713857
Four figure longitude: -1.40981532
1:25K map: SU4186
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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