NLM-A1ABA9: Roman Coin: Siliqua, possibly of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A1ABA9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Siliqua of an indeterminate later Roman ruler, clipped with loss of legends; probably a Gloria Romanorum of Gratian (367-383) (cf. Sear vol. 5 no. 19963; though not listed in PAS drop-down).

Obverse description: Bust draped diademed and cuirassed right, large eye gazing heavenwards.

Reverse description: Roma enthroned left holding Victory on globe and vertical sceptre.

Reverse inscription: probably [GLORIA ROM]ANO[RVM]

Diameter: 12.9mm, Weight: 0.84gms, die axis: 6

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 367
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39587

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust draped diademed and cuirassed right, large eye gazing heavenwards.

Reverse description: Roma enthroned left holding Victory on globe and vertical sceptre.
Reverse inscription: probably [GLORIA ROM]ANO[RVM]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Normanby le Wold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 6 months ago

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