SF-6FE009: Roman coin: Siliqua of Honorius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6FE009

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Roman siliqua of Honorius (AD 393-423), dating to the period AD 395-402. VIRTVS R[OMANO]RVM reverse type depicting Roma draped, seated left, holding Victory on globe and sceptre. Mint of Milan. As RIC X, p. 321, no. 1228 var.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 14.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N HONORIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma draped, seated left, golding Roma seated left, holding Victory on globe and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS R[OMANO]RVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//MDPS
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : X p. 321, no. 1228 var.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Butley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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