Co 362 (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 Coinage 32-36, p. 21, pl. II:11-13
Comparanda
MECI 19–20, pp. 418-419, pl. 1 (Class 2 bronze)
Comparanda
MIB1 Vandalen 16, p. 141, pl. 42
Preservation comment
Wear: F/VF. Extensive, slight marginal nicking; somewhat sparse, slight pitting and minor gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 72, no. 1108 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Sixth Century, Nummus”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.37
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed head to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
D N [R C SAMVNDS]
Reverse Description
Victoria 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 362 (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/co0362>