Co 78 (Late Roman follis of Constantine I from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Comparanda
RIC VII, Rome 19, p. 298
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slight, extensive pitting; faint, dark green patination across both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 36, no. 355 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.37
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Sol radiate standing left, raising right hand, globe in left, chlamys across left shoulder
Reverse Inscription
SOLI INV-I-CTO COMITI; to left and right, R - F; in exergue, R ✶ S
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Helios/Sol (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 78 (Late Roman follis of Constantine I from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0078>