Co 492 (Late Roman bronze coin of Johannes from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 838, p. 63 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 1923, p. 361
Preservation comment
Wear: P/VG. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, minute pitting with rare gouging and flaking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 58, no. 804 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.24
Obverse Description
[Peal-diademed], draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N IO[HANN-ES P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder (schematic rendering); to left, Constantinian monogram
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS REI PVBL]ICE; in exergue, RMP
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 492 (Late Roman bronze coin of Johannes from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0492>