Co 383 (Late Roman bronze coin of Odovacar from Ravenna) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Ostrogoths: Odovacar 10-11, p. 45, pl. V:8, 9
Comparanda
Kraus1928, p. 58, no. 26, pl. II
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1139 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indeterminate Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.5
Numismatic Mint
Ravenna
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.72
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of king to right
Obverse Inscription
OD[O]-V[AC]
Reverse Description
Monogram within wreath
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 383 (Late Roman bronze coin of Odovacar from Ravenna).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0383>