Silver Siliqua of Emperor Honorius
This is an excavated ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Honorius dating to 393 - 423 A.D.
DN HONORIVS PF AVG pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS ROMANORVM Roma seated left on cuirass, holding inverted spear & Victory on globe.
This coin was minted at Mediolanum (Milan, in Italy), mintmark MDPS. It had traveled across the Roman Empire, being discovered by a metal detectorist in far-flung Yorkshire!
DATE: 393 - 423 A.D.
MINTMARK: MDPS (Mediolanum , Milan, Italy)
SIZE: 16.06mm dia
WEIGHT: 1.3 grams
PROVENANCE: Found in Yorkshire. England.
ATTRIBUTION: RIC X 1228