Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens

Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens

Code: 12045

£170.00 Approx $211.97, €200.24
 

This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Valens, dating to 367 - 375 A.D.

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 cuirass, holding Victory on globe and sceptre

This coin was minted at Treveri (Trier, Germany), mintmark TRPS. It had travelled across the English Channel, being found in Hampshire.

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 367 - 375 A.D.

MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier )

SIZE: 18.2mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.86 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 46a.2; RSC 110b