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Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Julian II Struck at Lyons France

£155.00 Approx $213.2, €181.5

Code: 10289



This is an excavated Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Julian II, dating to 360 - 363 A.D. 

FL CL IVLIANVS P P AVG, rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right

VOTIS V MVLTIS X in four lines within wreath. Mintmark  PLVG

This coin was minted at Lugdunum (Lyons in France) mint mark PLVG, the 'P' stands for Primus i.e. the 1st Officina. It had traveled across the English Channel, being discovered by a metal detectorist in Lincolnshire.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 360 - 363 A.D.

MINTMARK: LVG (Lugdunum, Lyons, France)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.8 grams

Attribution: RSC 163†c.