Roman Empire - AR Siliqua, Julian II / Julianus II - FROM THE HARPTREE HOARD OF 1887 - Constantina (=Arles) mint 362-363 A.D. - PCONST (1st officina) - comes with CNG ticket - Silver

Description
Roman Empire - AR Siliqua, Julian II / Julianus II - FROM THE HARPTREE HOARD OF 1887 - Constantina (=Arles) mint 362-363 A.D. - PCONST (1st officina) - comes with CNG ticket - Silver
Extremely fine

Grade: VF+/EF- original darkgrey hoard toning, hints of irridescence
Material: Silver
Weight: 2.22 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Obverse: D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right, with beard

Reverse: VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within wreath with medallion at apex depicting an eagle; PCONST in exergue

East Harptree is a small village in the UK some 16 miles south-west of Bath and it was the site of the discovery of about 1500 largely mint-condition Roman silver coins all dating from the 4th century which is known as the 'Harptree Hoard'. It was discovered on the land of Mr William Kettlewell of Harptree Court. During the dry summer of 1887 the water supply to the village of East Harptree had run very low and it was decided to search for an additional spring on the Mendip Hills that could be conducted into the mains pipes to supplement the supply. In November of that year, while searching for the source of a spring in Harptree Woods, a labourer called William Currell put his pick into a vessel full of Roman coins. The jar was 6 inches (15cm) below the surface in swampy ground (Source: Spink).
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Lot details
Metal
Silver
Denomination
AR Siliqua, Julian II / Julianus II - FROM THE HARPTREE HOARD OF 1887 -
Year/Period and Variation
Constantina (=Arles) mint 362-363 A.D. - PCONST (1st officina) - comes with CNG ticket
Condition
Extremely fine
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