Co 480 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Nicomedia 96, p. 479
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2309, p. 92 (reverse type 3)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/aF. Slightly nicked edge; slight, extensive pitting. Small spots of white bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 40, no. 406 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II or Gallus, A.D. 346-354, Uncertain, AE2 (worn) or AE3“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.26
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N CONSTAN]-TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor lunging to left spears horseman, beardless, looking up and raising arm
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP RE-[PARATIO]; in exergue, SMN[Ⲉ?]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 480 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0480>