LIN-B1C0B3: Clipped late Roman silver siliqua

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-B1C0B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman silver siliqua dating to the late fourth century AD. Uncertain emperor. VIRTVS ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Roma seated left with spear in left hand and Victory on globe with wreath and palm in right. Possibly struck circa AD 393 - 394 (Reece Period 21).

The coin has been heavily clipped. No legend survives.

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: 1.01 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Roma seated left with spear in left hand and Victory on globe with wreath and palm in right.
Reverse inscription: (VIRTVS ROMANORVM)

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Clipped
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Dunston area

Spatial coordinates


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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