Co 471 (Late Roman bronze coin of Gratian from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Area E (north side of harbor)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 26c, p. 178
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.56
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
DN GRATIANVS PF AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor walking right holding labarum and dragging captive, wreath in right field
Reverse Inscription
GLORIA RO-MANORVM; in left field, V; in right field, B; n exergue, TES
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 471 (Late Roman bronze coin of Gratian 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/co0471>