HAMP-488EBA: Roman coin : miliarensis of Constantius II

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Unique ID: HAMP-488EBA

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A Roman silver miliarensis of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to AD 350-61 (Reece Period 18), VIRTVS EXERCITVS reverse type depicting a soldier, helmeted, standing facing, head turned to right, holding inverted spear in right hand and resting left hand on shield. Mint of Thessalonica. There is a V-shaped nick in the edge of the flan at 1 o'clock on the obverse.
Reference:
RIC VIII, p. 417, no. 160 / p. 420, no. 203.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.29 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 697

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Miliarensis
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Thessalonica
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN-[T]IVS P F AVG

Reverse description: A soldier, helmeted, standing facing, head turned to right, holding inverted spear in right hand and resting left hand on shield.
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS-EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC VIII Thessalonica 160
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 8 no. 160 or no. 203

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Soberton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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