NLM-012D34: Roman Coin: Siliqua of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-012D34

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Siliqua of Constantius II (323-361), Arles mint, RIC vol. 8 no. 253, issue of 355-360, Reece period 18.

Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right, turned to partly face viewer.

Obverse inscription: DN CONSTAN TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing legend: VOTIS/XXX/MVLTIS/XXXX

In exergue: SCON

Diameter: 17.6mm, Weight: 1.77gms, die axis: 12

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: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 360

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th October 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: NLM40615

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right, turned to partly face viewer
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTAN TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing legend: VOTIS/XXX/MVLTIS/XXXX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VIII Arelate 253
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: SCON
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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