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ingot / hacksilver

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Half of a sub-rectangular silver ingot with expanded ends and a stamped inscription reading EX OF PATRICI on one side. The ingot is pierced by an irregular hole.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC-5thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 5.3 centimetres
    • Width: 5.75 centimetres
    • Thickness: 0.6 centimetres
    • Weight: 70 grains
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        ex of(ficina) Pa/trici
      • Inscription Translation

        From the workshop of Patricius
  • Bibliography

    • R I B II.1, 2402.11, 32-33 bibliographic details
    • Silver no. 196 bibliographic details
    • Roman Britain 1964 p. 41, pl. 9.44 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc9

  • Exhibition history

    1993-1994 6 Oct-11 Apr, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Patrick: Life and Legacy
    1978-1979 17 Nov-1 Apr, Germany, Hamburg, Helms Museum-Hamburgisches Museum fur Vor-und Fruhgeschichte, Sachsen und Angelsachsen

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Silver, half a sub-rectangular ingot with expanded ends & stamped inscription EX OF PATRICI; pierced by irregular hole.

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Silver, half a sub-rectangular ingot with expanded ends & stamped inscription EX OF PATRICI; pierced by irregular hole.

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