Co 425 (Late Roman bronze coin of Julian II Caesar from Alexandria) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2851, p. 103
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Alexandria 88, p. 545
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/aF. Deeply chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and rare cracking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 42, no. 440 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II or Julian“)
Axis (1-12)
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Weight (mm)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (g)
1.11
Obverse Description
Bare-headed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N IVLIANVS – NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Emperor helmeted standing to left, holding globe in right hand and spear in left hand
Reverse Inscription
SPES REI – PVBLICE; in exergue, ALEΔ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph