Co 475 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show fewer 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