Co 563 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2773, p. 102 (reverse type 1)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Antiochia 70b, p. 295
Description
Unusually thick flan.
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Extensivly chipped rim with contiguous marginal cracking; extensive, slight pitting with very rare scratching. Speckling of white corrosion or encrustation(?) on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 46, no. 498 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Theodosius I, A.D. 383-392, Cyzicus, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.03
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THEODO–[SIV]S P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[SAL]VS REI – PVBLICAE; in exergue, [A]NTΓ[’]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 563 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0563>