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.
DATE: 383 - 388 A.D.
MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier )
SIZE: 18mm dia
WEIGHT: 2.1 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Trier RIC IX 84c, RSC 20a; Sear 20644
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