SF-DAC220: Roman coin: siliqua of Constantine III

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Unique ID: SF-DAC220

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete silver Roman siliqua of Constantine III (AD 407-11), dating to c.407-408 AD(Reece Period 22). Reverse: []I-A AAAVGGGG, Roma seated on cuirass left, holding Victory on a globe and spear, throne visible behind. Mint: Probably Mint of Lyon. RIC X, p. 349, cf. nos. 1525, 1527 & 1529. One third of the coin is missing due to old breaks.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 407
Date to: Circa AD 408

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 16.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine III
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 22 [402-445]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: []N-TINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated on cuirass left, holding Victory on a globe and spear, throne visible behind
Reverse inscription: []I-A AAAVGGGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Lavenham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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