This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Valentinian, dating to 367 - 375 AD.
Obverse: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG "Our Lord Valentinian Pious Fortunate August" pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: VRBS-ROMA "City of Rome" Roma seated left on throne, holding Victory on globe and sceptre
This coin was minted at Rome (Italy), mintmark RP for Roma Primus (or 1st Officina). It had travelled across the English Channel, being discovered by a metal detectorist in North Kent.
DATE: 367-375 A.D.
MINTMARK: RP (Rome, Italy)
SIZE: 17.56mm dia
WEIGHT: 1.76 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX Rome 11a, rated common; Cohen 81
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Devon.
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