WAW-511688: Roman coin: siliqua of Gratian (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-511688

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A clipped silver siliqua possibly of Gratian dating to the period AD 367 to 375 (Reece period 19). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting Roma seated holding Victory on a globe. Mint is off the flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 12.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 17th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua (reduced weight)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, wearing a pearl diadem and is draped and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: The legend off the flan but possibly reads [ ]RATIA[ ]

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear.
Reverse inscription: VRBS [ROMA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Bromsgrove (District)
Parish or ward: Dodford with Grafton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9471
Four figure Latitude: 52.33704904
Four figure longitude: -2.08948263
1:25K map: SO9471
1:10K map: SO97SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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