Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Gratian, Trier

Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Gratian, Trier

Code: 12079

£170.00 Approx $189.52, €193.4
 

This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Gratian dating from 367-375 AD

Obverse: DN GRATIANVS P F AVG "Our Lord Gratianus Pious and Happy August" pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right 

Reverse: VIRTVS ROMANORVM "Courage of the Romans" Roma seated left, on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in right extended hand and reversed spear in left hand.

This coin was minted between the years 375 - 378 at Treveri (Trier in Germany), mintmark TRPS.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 367 - 383 AD. (this coin minted between 367-375 AD)

MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier, Germany)

SIZE: 18mm

WEIGHT: 1.72 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 58a RIC IX Trier 58a

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Hampshire.