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Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Valens

£200.00

Code: 11313



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

D N VALEN S P F AVG pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust facing right

VRBS ROMA, Roma seated left on throne holding Victory on globe and spear

This coin was minted at Treveri (Trier, Germany), mintmark TRPS. It had traveled across the English Channel, being discovered by a metal detectorist in Wiltshire.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 367 - 375 A.D.

MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier )

SIZE: 17.56mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.97 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 46a.2; RSC 110b