Co 152 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus Caesar from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Nicomedia 191, p. 633
Preservation comment
Wear: F+. One small nick in thickened edge; extensive patches of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 37, no. 369 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.43
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust to right
Obverse Inscription
FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C; in exergue, SMHΔ
Reverse Description
Two soldiers, helmeted, standing looking at one another, reversed spear in outer hands, inner hands on shield resting on ground; between them, two standards
Reverse Inscription
GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 152 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus Caesar from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0152>