Co 354 (Late Roman bronze coin of Anastasius I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCIB Anastasius 59, 60, p. 7, pl. II:1
Comparanda
DOCI Anastasius 15, pp. 11-12
Comparanda
MIBI Anastasius 40, p. 101, pl. 3
Preservation comment
Wear: P/G. Moderately chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and rare scratching. Slight film of incipient light blue bronze disease especially on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 39, no. 385 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II, A.D. 341-346, Antioch“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.79
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N ANASTA-SIV]S P P AV[G]
Reverse Description
Bold monogram of emperor; within beaded border (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph