Roman Silver Siliqua of Valentinian I Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Code: 10502


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This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Valentinian, dating to 364 - 367 A.D. 

DN VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG  pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust facing right

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

This coin was minted at Rome (mintmark RP). It had traveled across the Roman Empire, being buried in the Thruxton Hoard in Hampshire. 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: 364 - 367 A.D.

MINTMARK: RP (Rome)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.8 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 11a, P

PROVENANCE: Found in the Thruxton Hoard, Hampshire, England.

Roman Silver Siliqua of Valentinian I Ex. Thruxton Hoard