Co 409 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Comparanda
LRBC II 2596, p. 99
Comparanda
RIC X Cyzicus 134, p. 250
Preservation comment
Wear: G/VG. Roughly 30% snapped off from around edge and remainder shows slight nicking. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting. Faint cloud of light green bronze disease especially on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 780 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.38
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N THEOD]OSIVS [P F AV]G
Reverse Description
Cross potent on groundline
Reverse Inscription
[CONCORDIA AVGGG]; in exergue, SMK[A]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 409 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0409>