Co 480 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show fewer 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 Weight (mm)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (g)
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