Co 243 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Nicomedia 45a, p. 262
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Extensive, minute pitting and rare scratching. Small areas of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 532 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.5
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.27
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D] N VAL[ENTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS RE]I – PVBLICAE; in exergue, SMN[A]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 243 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II 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/co0243>