SF-EA6D2C: Roman coin: copper-alloy cored siliqua probably copying an issue of Julian II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EA6D2C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver plated copy of a siliqua, probably imitating an issue of Julian II (AD 355-363) dating to c. AD 360-363 (Reece period 18). Reverse:inscription VOT X MVLT XX in laurel wreath. Prototype mint uncertain due to corrosion.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 360
Date to: Circa AD 363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 17.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th June 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]CLA[...]NVS[....]

Reverse description: Inscription VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Soham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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