Co 475 (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
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2604, p. 99
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 449, p. 275
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Roughly 10-15% snapped from obverse upper left; extensive, slight pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 52, no. 614 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Theodosius II, A.D. 425-450, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.11
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THE[DO-SIVS P F A]VG
Reverse Description
Thin cross potent on stepped base; within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, [S]MK[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 475 (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/co0475>