WILT-71A33D: Roman coin: Siliqua of Valens

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Unique ID: WILT-71A33D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver plated copper alloy contemporary copy of a silver Roman siliqua of Valens, prototype dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece Period 19). RESTITVTOR REP (for REIP) reverse type depicting the emperor standing, head left, holding labarum and Victory on globe. Prototype Mint, probably Lyon or Arles. The mintmark ends with * , but this apparently not recorded on any siliqua of this type.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4275

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...] - S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing, head left, holding labarum and Victory on globe.
Reverse inscription: [RESTITV]-TOR REP

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: - // [...]*
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: The Deverills

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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