Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Constantius II Lyon France

Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Constantius II Lyon France

Code: 12156

£165.00 Approx $200, €195.04
 

This is a nice ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Constantius II minted at Lyon in France between 347 - 355 A.D. 

Obverse: D N CONSTANTIVS PF AVG "Our Lord Constantius Pious Fortunate August (Emperor)" pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right

Reverse: VICTORIA DD NN AVG "Victory of Our Lords and Augusti" - Victory walking left holding wreath and palm, one wing visible

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 347 - 355 A.D.

MINTMARK: LVG (Lyon in France)

SIZE: 17.3mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.7 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC VIII 214

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Shrewsbury.