Co 312 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Leo I 685, p. 293 (mint of Constantinople)
Preservation comment
Wear: G/P. Roughly 15% snapped off from lower obverse, with contiguous cracking; extensive, slight pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 765 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
1
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.82
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N] L–E[O]
Reverse Description
Latin monogram of emperor
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 312 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0312>