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Siliqua: CM.19-1983

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Valentinian I (364-75)
Mint: Rome

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Notes

History note: Eleven coins from the Palmer's Green (Lakenheath) hoard of 1982.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.92 mm
Image(width): 17.38 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983-04-25) by British Museum

Dating

364 - 367

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 2.09 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed.

  • Text: DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear.

  • Text: VERBS-ROMA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.19-1983
Primary reference Number: 185109
RIC: 119.11a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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