Co 318 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2900, p. 105 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Alexandria 20c, p. 303
Preservation comment
Wear: G/F. Roughly 10% snapped off obverse lower right, and remaining edge deeply chipped; extensive, slight pitting and scratching, with rare flaking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 533 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.57
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARCA[DIVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[SA]LVS REI [– PVBLICAE]; in exergue, ALEA’
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 318 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0318>