DOR-8C8968: Silver siliqua of Arcadius

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8C8968

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped silver siliqua of Arcadius (AD 383- 408) dating to AD 397- 402 (Reece period 21) VIRTVS ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Roma seated left holding spear down at Victory on globe. Mint mark LVGS, mint of Lyon.
Date: Roman.
Length: 15.3mm..
Width: 13.9mm.
Thickness: 1.1mm.
Weight: 1.0g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 397
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.3 mm
Width: 13.9 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2012 - Sunday 30th September 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Runnington, EDMC, 29-30 Sep 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS 200

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right, diademed and draped.
Obverse inscription: D N ARCADI-[- - -] AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left holding spear down at Victory on globe.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS RO-MA[NORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //[L]VG(S)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Langford Budville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST1121
Four figure Latitude: 50.98150329
Four figure longitude: -3.26920939
1:25K map: ST1121
1:10K map: ST12SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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