BH-8AEC0A: Roman coin: siliqua of Honorius

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Unique ID: BH-8AEC0A

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A clipped silver siliqua of Honorius dated to the peiod AD 395 to AD 402 (Reece Period 21). VIRTVS RO-MANORVM reverse type depicting Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe with wreath and palm, and reversed spear. Mint of Milan. RIC X, p. 321, no. 1228.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 395
Date to: Exactly AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [D N HONORI]-VS P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe with wreath and palm, and reversed spear
Reverse inscription: [VIRT]VS [RO-MANOR]VM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: MDP[S]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
Parish or ward: Berkhamsted (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9715
Four figure Latitude: 51.82520999
Four figure longitude: -0.59393421
1:25K map: SP9715
1:10K map: SP91NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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