Monday, 24 August 2020

Canary-shouldered Thorn & a Constantine Sarmatia victory coin

Canary-shouldered Thorn, Ennomos alniaria

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This blog covers moths 18 to 23rd August plus a few metal detecting finds. New moths: Canary-shouldered Thorn and Coxcomb Prominent. On 20th I found a Roman coin which depicts Constantine's victory over the Sarmatians.

Constantine I A.D. 323-4

18x20mm, 1.98gm. obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG; laureate head right. reverse: SARMATIA DEVICTA; Victory advancing right, holding trophy, palm branch, spurning captive seated on ground to right. 18x20mm, 1.98gm. It is similar to

flying yellow submarine
Canary-shouldered Thorn, Ennomos alniaria 

Canary-shouldered Thorn, Ennomos alniaria 

Chinese Character, Cilix glaucata

Coxcomb Prominent, Ptilodon capucina

Dark Sword-grass, Agrotis ipsilon

Flounced Rustic, Luperina testacea

Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana

Orange Swift, Triodia sylvina

Pearl Veneer, Agriphila straminella

Setaceous Hebrew Character, Xestia c-nigrum

The Uncertain, Hoplodrina octogenaria

White-point, Mythimna albipuncta

Willow Beauty, Peribatodes rhomboidaria

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