Co 312 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer 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