Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Code: 10525


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This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Valens, dating to 367 - 375 A.D.

D N VALEN S P F AVG pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust facing right

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

This coin was minted at Treveri (Trier, Germany), mintmark TRPS. It had traveled across the English Channel, being buried in the Thruxton Hoard. This coin was purchased from the finder and will come with British Museum paperwork. The Hoard has so far yielded up 15 miliarenses and 63 siliquae. As with most of the coins from this Hoard, the edges are chipped. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 367 - 375 A.D.

MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier )

SIZE: 17mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.5 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 46a.2; RSC 110b

Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens Ex. Thruxton Hoard