Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Julian II Struck at Lyons France
This is an excavated Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Julian II, dating to 360 - 363 A.D.
FL CL IVLIANVS P P AVG, rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
VOTIS V MVLTIS X in four lines within wreath. Mintmark PLVG
This coin was minted at Lugdunum (Lyons in France) mint mark PLVG, the 'P' stands for Primus i.e. the 1st Officina. It had traveled across the English Channel, being discovered by a metal detectorist in Lincolnshire.
DATE: 360 - 363 A.D.
MINTMARK: LVG (Lugdunum, Lyons, France)
SIZE: 18mm dia
WEIGHT: 1.8 grams
Attribution: RSC 163†c.