Co 352 (Late Roman Vandalic coin from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coins 32-36, p. 21, pl. III:11-13
Comparanda
MECI Vandals 1.20, p. 418, pl. 1 (Class 2 bronze)
Comparanda
MIBI Vandalen 16, p. 132, pl. 42
Preservation comment
Wear: P/VG. Slight nicking around edge; extensive, slight pitting and gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1130 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indeterminate Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
7.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.5
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
[D N] R [C ]SAMVNDS (large and uneven letters)
Reverse Description
Victory standing to left, extending right hand with large wreath (schematic)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 352 (Late Roman Vandalic coin from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0352>