Co 310 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Syrian Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2813, p. 103
Comparanda
RIC X 679, p. 293, pl. 26
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 764 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.5
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.69
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right; all within thin beaded border
Obverse Inscription
D N LE[O P]E AVG
Reverse Description
Lion crouching left with head turned back right; all within double thin beaded border
Reverse Inscription
Below, [A]NT[A?]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Lion (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 310 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Syrian Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0310>