help with roman ID please

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help with roman ID please

Post by diggerjo » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:04 pm

Hi, can anyone help with the ID of this coin.
It looks silver but doesn't smell in foil.
It measures approx 13mm and weighs 0.9 gram.
Found on a club dig on stubble 4 inch deep, along with the usual roman grots.
Nox800 beach 1 RS3 IB3

Thanks in advance Jo

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by Allectus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:05 pm

Arcadius Siliqua. ::g

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by Allectus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:07 pm

Allectus wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Arcadius Siliqua. ::g

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Milan. ::g

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by diggerjo » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:13 pm

Wow thanks Allectus! :D :D

My first Roman Silver? even though it doesn't pass the foil test?

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by Allectus » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:17 pm

diggerjo wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:13 pm
Wow thanks Allectus! :D :D

My first Roman Silver? even though it doesn't pass the foil test?
Yep, silver. ::g

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by Oxgirl36 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:18 pm

That’s a beauty l;.
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Post by Mancave-man » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:34 pm

Very nice, well done. ::g

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Post by diggerjo » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:37 pm

Allectus wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Arcadius Siliqua. ::g

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:D :D Thank you once again
A first silver roman and a first silver with the Nox

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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by sweepstick47 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:42 pm

A very nice, well defined example and in good condition too. ::g You may as well start as you mean to go on! - Good Luck ::g Regards ss47
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Post by Bradrick » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:39 pm

Oh boy, that's a corker! Well found. ::g
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Re: help with roman ID please

Post by thefiggis » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:37 pm

Not all silver coins lob out the rotten egg stench in the foil and water test. I've had hammered and Roman silver which were presumably of too low a quality to react.

Maybe a good dollop copper in that one, but a lovely coin nonetheless ::g
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