Two Roman coins from the Broinham Hoard by Unknown Artist

Two coins: 1) A miliarensis of Julian the Apostate.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £1,600)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Treasure Trove Reviewing Committee

A realistic portrait of the Emperor, with full moustache and beard, on the reverse is a design of victory. 2) A miliarensis of Gracian.

Provenance

From a hoard of twenty silver miliarenses and 396 silver silquae which was discovered at Bromham in Wiltshire in March 1981 and subsequently declared Treasure Trove at an inquest in Devizes.

Venue details

Wiltshire Museum 41 Long Street, DEVIZES Wiltshire SN10 1NS 01380 727369 www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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