Co 223 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Rome 64c, p. 133
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Slight, frequent chipping; wider marginal flaking on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 530 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-395, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.15
Obverse Description
Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N ARCADI]-VS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria striding to left, looking back, dragging captive in left hand; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS REI] - PVBLICAE; in exergue, R[•]P
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 223 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius 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/co0223>