PUBLIC-24F4F2: Magnus Maximus Siliqua - AD387-388

Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-24F4F2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An unclipped silver Roman siliqua of Magnus Maximus (AD 383-388), dating to the period c.AD 383-388 (Reece period 20). VIRTVS RO-MANORVM reverse type depicting Victory seated, holding Victory on globe and spear. Mint of Trier. As Hoxne no. 518; RIC IX, p. 29, no. 84b. There is a small hairline fracture on obverse extends from bottom edge of coin to the centre.

Obverse: D N MAG MAX-IMVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed,draped, and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: VIRTVS RO-MANORVM, Roma seated left,with spear in left hand,and Victory on globe in right hand.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 383
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.18 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnus Maximus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and curiassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N MAG MAX-IMVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//TRPS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 29, no. 84b
  • Hoxne : no. 518

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Acton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8844
Four figure Latitude: 52.06246818
Four figure longitude: 0.74108667
1:25K map: TL8844
1:10K map: TL84SE
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

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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