Co 61 (Late Roman bronze coin of Licinius II Caesar from Heraclea) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
324
Not before (date)
321
Logical part of
Area C (north end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Heraclea 54, p. 548
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF. Slight nicking around edges; slight, extensive pitting on both faces; large patch of bronze disease on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 37, no. 362 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.8
Obverse Description
Helmeted and cuirassed bust of emperor to left with spear across right shoulder and shield on left arm
Obverse Inscription
D N VAL LICIN LICINIVS NOB C
Reverse Description
Jupiter standing to left holding scepter and victoriola; to left, eagle standing holding wreath in beak; to right, bound captive seated and looking back
Reverse Inscription
IO๐˜๐˜ ๐˜Š๐˜–๐˜•๐˜š-ERVATORI; in right field, X|IIฮ“; in exergue, SMHฮ“
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
โ€œCo 61 (Late Roman bronze coin of Licinius II Caesar from Heraclea).โ€ In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0061>