Co 482 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1875, p. 82 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 65c, p. 118
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting. Incipient film of pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 534, pl. III (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-395, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
11
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.02
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARCADIVS P F [AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy on far shoulder; to lower left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS REI P]-VBLICAE; in exergue, TESA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 482 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius 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/co0482>