Co 210 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Area B (northwest side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC I, 864, p. 21
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Thessalonica 106, p. 411
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Broken flan; ca. 30% of lower coin missing. Minor nicking and cracking; moderate flaking on faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 753 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.74
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and [cuirassed] bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[CON]STANS - P F [AVG]
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae holding wreaths standing facing each other; in between, palm branch (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[VI]CT[ORIAE] DD AV[GG Q NN]; in exergue (does not survive), [SMTSΓ]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 210 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans I from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0210>