Co 487 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine I from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Cyzicus 92, p. 656
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Minor pitting; incipient bluish green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 37, no. 370, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
19.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.29
Obverse Description
Helmeted bust of Constantinople to left, wearing imperial robe and carrying reversed spear over shoulder
Obverse Inscription
CONSTAN-TINOPOLI
Reverse Description
Victoria standing to left, wings spread, resting right foot on ship’s prow, holding grounded shield in left hand and scepter in right hand
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, SMKΓ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Marine Activities
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 487 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine I 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/co0487>