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Ancient Roman Silver Siliqua of Emperor Gratian, Trier

£195.00 Approx $268.23, €228.34

Code: 11944



This is an ancient Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Gratian dating to 375 - 378 AD.

Obverse: DN GRATIANVS P F AVG "Our Lord Gratianus Pious and Happy August" pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right 

Reverse: VRBS ROMA "City of Rome" Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear. 

This coin was minted between the years 375 - 378 at Treveri (Trier in Germany), mintmark TRPS.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 367 - 383 AD. (this coin minted between 375 - 378 AD)

MINTMARK: TRPS (Trier, Germany)

SIZE: 17.59mm

WEIGHT: 2.05 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IX 46b1; DOCLR –; RSC 87†a.

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Salisbury. Originally a local detector find.