SF-51A94A: Roman coin: silver siliqua of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-51A94A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver siliqua of Constantius II (AD 337-361) dating to c. AD 360-361 (Reece period 18). Reverse: VICTORIA DD NN AVG, Victory walking left (one wing visible) holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lugdunum. As RIC vol. VIII, p. 193, no. 214.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 360
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 15.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd November 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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm, one wing visible
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA DD NN AVG

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Hopton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Updated: 3 months ago

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