Co 304 (Late Roman Vandalic bronze issue for Theodosius I) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Eastern model: RIC X, Theodosius II 440-455, pp. 92-93, 275 (all eastern mints, ca. 425 to late reign)
Comparanda
Vandalic adaptation: BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coin 173-178, pp. 38-39, pl. IV:32
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 762 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
7.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.26
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of beardless emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
[T]HEOD[O]SIVS P F (large, uneven letters)
Reverse Description
Bold cross potent within thin wreath (schematic); all within dotted border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 304 (Late Roman Vandalic bronze issue for Theodosius I).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0304>