Co 349 (Late Roman bronze coin of Hilderic from Carthage) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
MEC I, 24-25, pp. 418-419, pl. I
Comparanda
MIB I, Vandalen 21, pp. 94, 141, pl. 42
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Vandals: Hilderic 9-10, p. 14, pl. II:17-18
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 52, no. 618 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Theodosius II or Valentinian III, A.D. 425-450, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.62
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of ruler to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
HILD – [REX] (uneven letters)
Reverse Description
Compact cross potent inside wreath adorned with large jewel above and fastened below with vertical bar (schematic)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph