SF-04C95F: Roman coin: silver siliqua of Eugenius

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Unique ID: SF-04C95F

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A silver siliqua of Eugenius (AD 392-394) dating to c. AD 392-394 (Reece period 21). Reverse: VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding palladium and reversed spear. Mint of Mediolanum (Milan). RIC IX, p. 83, no. 32c. Hoxne no. 678.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 392
Date to: Circa AD 394

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 15.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Eugenius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Mediolanum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN EVGENI-VS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass holding palladium and reversed spear
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//MDPS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Westhorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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