DYFED-30B0B2:

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COIN

Unique ID: DYFED-30B0B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman siliqua of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). VRBS-ROMA reverse type depicting Victory seated left on a throne, holding Victory on a globe and sceptre. Mint of Trier. As Hoxne no. 257; RIC IX pp. 19, 22, nos. 27e, 45b.

This coin weighs 1.5g and is 16mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith
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: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory seated left on a throne, holding Victory on a globe and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VRBS-ROMA

Reverse mint mark: -//TRPS•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Hoxne : no. 257
  • RIC : IX pp. 19, 22, nos. 27e, 45b

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bedwyn

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Created: 6 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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