Co 520 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2498, p. 97 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Cyzicus 110, p. 499
Preservation comment
Wear: F/VG. One deep chip at obverse axis 7, and otherwise frequent nicking; extensive, slight pitting and dense scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 41, no. 520 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II, A.D. 355-361, Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.09
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N CONSTAN]-TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor lunging to left, spearing fallen horseman, wearing pointed cap, looking back and raising left arm
Reverse Inscription
[FE]L TEMP RE-[PARATIO]; in exergue, SM[..]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 520 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II 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/co0520>