Co 566 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Marcian 541-542, p. 282 (prob. monogram 5)
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Extensively nicked edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting to cratering.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 58, no. 817 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
42.0
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath (traces)
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph