WMID-D0AC40: Roman coin: Complete siliqua of Valens

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Unique ID: WMID-D0AC40

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A complete silver siliqua of Valens (AD 364 to AD 378), dating to the period 25th Feb AD 364 to 24th August AD 367. RESTITVTOR REIP reverse type depicting Emperor standing facing, head righ, holding labarum and Victory on globe. Mint of Arles. RIC IX, p 62, no 6.

Diameter: 16.8 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Subsequent actions

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
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum and Victory on globe.
Reverse inscription: RESTITVTOR REIP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: RESTITVTOR REI P
Reverse mint mark: OF/*I//CONST
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: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: North Rauceby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0046
Four figure Latitude: 53.00199238
Four figure longitude: -0.51129576
1:25K map: TF0046
1:10K map: TF04NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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