Silver Siliqua of Emperor Honorius

Silver Siliqua of Emperor Honorius

Code: 11800

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This is an excavated ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Honorius dating to 393 - 423 AD.

DN HONORIVS PF AVG pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right 

VIRTVS ROMANORVM Roma seated left on cuirass, holding inverted spear & Victory on globe. 

This coin was minted at Mediolanum (Milan, in Italy), mintmark MDPS. It had travelled across the Roman Empire, being discovered by a metal detectorist in Suffolk.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 393 - 423 AD.

MINTMARK: MDPS (Mediolanum , Milan, Italy)

SIZE: 16.35mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.05 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC X 1228