Co 295 (Late Roman bronze coin of Hilderic from Vandalic Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Vandals: Hilderic 9-10, p. 14, pl. II:17-18
Comparanda
MECI, 24-25, pp. 418-419, pl. I
Comparanda
MIBI, Vandalen 21, pp. 94, 141, pl. 42
Preservation comment
Wear: G/F. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting and gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 72, no. 1116 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indeterminate Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.51
Obverse Description
Large diademed and draped bust of king to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
[HILD] – REX
Reverse Description
[Compact cross potent] within wreath [decorated at top by jewel] and fastened below by vertical bar (schematic)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 295 (Late Roman bronze coin of Hilderic from 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/co0295>