LIN-B16860: Roman silver siliqua

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-B16860

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver siliqua of Arcadius (AD 383-408), VIRTVS ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Roma seated left with reversed spear in left hand and Victory on globe with wreath and palm in right. Mint of Mediolanum (Milan) dating to the period AD 393 - 394 (Reece Period 21).


Reference: RIC volume IX, p.83, no.32b.

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 393
Date to: Circa AD 394

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd December 2017 - Sunday 3rd December 2017

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN ARCADI-VS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left with reversed spear in left hand and Victory on globe with wreath and palm in right.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM

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

Coin references

  • RIC : IX 32b

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Dunston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0663
Four figure Latitude: 53.15359551
Four figure longitude: -0.41632682
1:25K map: TF0663
1:10K map: TF06SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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