Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens Rome

Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens Rome

Code: 12086

£175.00 Approx $221.52, €204.44

This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Valens, minted at Rome between 364 - 367 AD

Obverse: D N VALEN S P F AVG "Our Lord Valens, Pious and Blessed August" pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust facing right

Reverse: VRBS-ROMA "City of Rome" Roma seated left on throne holding Victory on globe and reversed spear

This coin was minted in Rome, mintmark R-Q. Q (for quarta), QVARTA or the 4th Officina. It had travelled across the English Channel, found in Abberton in Essex.



DATE: 367 - 375 A.D. (This coin minted between 364 - 367 AD)

MINTMARK: R-Q (Rome, Italy)

SIZE: 17.5mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.84 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX Rome 11b; RSC 109+e.

PROVENANCE: Found in Abberton, Essex.