LANCUM-0F541E: Silver House of Valentinian siliqua

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Unique ID: LANCUM-0F541E

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Fragmentary silver Roman House of Valentinian siliqua, dating to AD 364 - 378. [VRBS] ROMA reverse type. Obverse of right-facing diademed, draped and cuirassed bust: DN VALENT[..........]. The coin is 17.00mm in length, 8.85mm in width and 1.29mm in thickness. It weighs 0.81g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 8.85 mm
Thickness: 1.29 mm
Weight: 0.81 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5216

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Right-facing diademed, draped and cuirassed bust
Obverse inscription: DN VALENT[.............]

Reverse description: Victory with spear
Reverse inscription: [VRBS] ROMA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Longstanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3966
Four figure Latitude: 52.2745854
Four figure longitude: 0.03586179
1:25K map: TL3966
1:10K map: TL36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
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