Co 434 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 27a, pp. 168 (mintmark iii), 178
Preservation comment
Wear: G/P. Severe, deep, wide chipping around edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and fissuring. Thin, faint patches of white and pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 784 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.82
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
V[ALE]NT[INI-ANVS P] F AV[G]
Reverse Description
Victoria striding to left with wreath in outstretched right hand and palm in left arm
Reverse Inscription
SE[CV]R[ITAS] – RE[IPVBLICAE]; to left, ✶ (traces); in exergue, TESA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 434 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0434>