Co 415 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 867, p. 63
Comparanda
RIC X, Valentinian III 2144, p. 379
Preservation comment
Wear: G/aF. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting. Small areas of incipient bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1142 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indeterminate Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.89
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VA[LENTINIANVS ]
Reverse Description
Cross in wreath fastened by ornament at top
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 415 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0415>