BERK-885B1A: Roman coin: Siliqua of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-885B1A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A tarnished silver siliqua of Valens, dating to the period AD 364-367. Reece Period 19. RESTITVTOR REIP reverse type, mint of Lyon. RIC 6e

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th December 2015

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: OXPAS2015.523

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing head right, holding Chi-Rho standard and Victory on globe
Reverse inscription: RESTITVTOR REIP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: RESTITVTOR REI P
Reverse mint mark: //PLV[G]
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: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Filkins and Broughton Poggs (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2305
Four figure Latitude: 51.74323407
Four figure longitude: -1.66828273
1:25K map: SP2305
1:10K map: SP20NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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