Co 341 (Late Roman bronze coin from Vandalic Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
MEC I, Vandals 1.20, p. 418, pl. 1 (Class 2 bronze)
Comparanda
MIB I, Vandalen 16, p. 132, pl. 42
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coins 32-36, p. 21, pl. III:11-13
Description
The details of obverse and reverse do not perfectly match published examples of this type but it shows wide variation.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1148 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “‘Vandalic‘ Coinage, Uncertain, Nummus ... trace of palm tree design”“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.66
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of king to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
D N R[C ] (irregular spacing)
Reverse Description
Victory standing left, extending right hand with wreath (schematic); within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 341 (Late Roman bronze coin from Vandalic Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0341>