Co 28 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
392
Not before (date)
388
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
RIC IX Constantinople 86A
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Slight to moderate nicking around edges, particular reverse lower left. Wide area of flaking and pitting on obverse middle left; small patch of bronze disease on reverse upper right; large area of scorching on lower reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 47, no. 514 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.24
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N V[AL]ENTINIANVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over right shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
SALVS REI-PVBLICAE; in exergue, CONSΒ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 28 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0028>