LIN-518569: Roman gold solidus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-518569

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Gold solidus of Valentinian II, AD 383-388 (Reece Period 20). Mint of Aquileia. RIC IX, p. 103, no. 40a; Depeyrot, p. 185, no. 21/1.

Obv. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG. Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev. VICTOR-IA AVGG. Two emperors, nimbate, seated facing on throne, the one on the right holding mappa and together holding globe. Between and behind, a Victory with outspread wings; below, a palm branch

Mint-mark: A Q//COM

Folded (?)

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 383
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2016 - Monday 29th February 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Solidus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Theodosius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two emperors, nimbate, seated facing on throne, the one on the right holding mappa and together holding globe. Between and behind, a Victory with outspread wings; below, a palm branch
Reverse inscription: VICTOR-IA AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: A Q//COM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9702
Four figure Latitude: 53.50575318
Four figure longitude: -0.53893864
1:25K map: SE9702
1:10K map: SE90SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: LIN
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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