Co 493 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Syrian Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2763, p. 102 (reverse type 1)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Antioch 67a, p. 292
Preservation comment
Wear: aF/P. Roughly 20% snapped off from obverse right, and remaining segment chipped; slight, sparse pitting and infrequent scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 49, no. 565 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.05
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N VA]LENTINIA[NVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
SPES [REI] – PVBL[ICAE]; in exergue, [A]N[T]A’
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 493 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Syrian Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0493>