Roman Silver Siliqua of Magnus Maximus Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Roman Silver Siliqua of Magnus Maximus Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Code: 10553

£285.00
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This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Magnus Maximus dating to 383 - 388 A.D.

DN MAG MA-XIMVS PF AVG pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

VIRTVS RO-MANORVM Roma seated facing on throne, head left, holding globe and inverted spear

This coin was minted at Treveri (Trier, Germany), mintmark TRPS. It had traveled across the English Channel, being buried in the Thruxton Hoard. This coin was purchased directly from the finder after being disclaimed by the British Museum. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 383 - 388 A.D.

MINTMARKTRPS (Trier )

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 2.1 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Trier RIC IX 84c, RSC 20a; Sear 20644