WILT-FC3078: Roman coin: siliqua of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-FC3078

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman siliqua of Valens dating to c.AD 375 - 378 (Reece Period 19). Reverse type VRBS ROMA depicting Rome sitting facing left with a spear and victory. Mint of Aquileia.

RIC vol IX page 96 no.15a

Hoxne 379

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 375
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 17.07 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4765

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN[S PF AVG]

Reverse description: Rome seated facing left with a spear and victory
Reverse inscription: [VRBS] ROMA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: [AQ]PS .
Status: Regular
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)
Parish or ward: Coombe Bissett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1025
Four figure Latitude: 51.02428498
Four figure longitude: -1.85879287
1:25K map: SU1025
1:10K map: SU12NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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