Co 291 (Late Roman bronze coin of Vandalic Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AdelsonKustas1964, p. 199, nos. 418–432
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coins 68–72, pp. 26–27, pl. III:35-36
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Nicked and chipped edge, almost to ragged state; extensive, minute pitting and rare flaking; incipient white bronze disease especially on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1147 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “‘Vandalic‘ Coinage, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.38
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Reverse Description
Six-branched palm tree within band(?) border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 291 (Late Roman bronze coin of Vandalic Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0291>