Co 242 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 802, p. 62 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Rome 65a, p. 134
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Slightly chipped edge; somewhat extensive, slight pitting and rare large gouges. Small, thin areas of light blue bronze disease on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 46, no. 531 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Valentinian II“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.0
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THEO[DOSI–VS] P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria striding to left with wreath and palm
Reverse Inscription
[SPES RO-MANORVM]; below, RB
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 242 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius 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/co0242>