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Unique ID: GLO-596A6B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Siliqua Gratian (367-383) (period 19)

Obverse: pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right DN GRA[TIA]-NVS PF AVG

Reverse: Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear VRBS ROMA

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 1990 - Saturday 1st May 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN GRA[TIA]-NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and inverted spear
Reverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Thornbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6588
Four figure Latitude: 51.58975659
Four figure longitude: -2.50660522
1:25K map: ST6588
1:10K map: ST68NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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