Co 492 (Late Roman bronze coin of Johannes from Rome) [permalink] [show fewer 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