SWYOR-344C33: Roman coin; siliqua of Julian

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-344C33

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Roman contemporary copy of a siliqua of Julian (AD 355-363), dating to the period c.AD 360-363 (Reece Period 18). Reverse type depicting wreath enclosing VOT/X/MVLT/XX. Copying a prototype of the Mint of Lyon. cf. RIC VIII, p. 195, no. 233; cf. Hoxne no. 792; see also SF-8B9BE3 .

The diameter is 15.9mm, the thickness is 1.2mm and the weight is 1.42g. About a quarter of the coin is missing,

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 363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.42 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2019 - Sunday 24th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Diane Gourley
Identified by: Ms Diane Gourley
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form 3391

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Siliqua
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Julian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN FL CL] IVLI-ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Wreath containing legend, oval at top.
Reverse inscription: VOT/X/MVLT/XX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT / X / MVLT / XX
Reverse mint mark: -//[S? reversed]LV[G]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Thwing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0570
Four figure Latitude: 54.11516208
Four figure longitude: -0.39519821
1:25K map: TA0570
1:10K map: TA07SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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