Co 342 (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 720, p. 296 (monograms 5-6)
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1126 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indetermine Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.98
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N L-EO
Reverse Description
Greek monogram of emperor
Reverse Inscription
Beneath heavy exergual line, ΚΟⲤ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 342 (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/co0342>