Co 576 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Thessalonica 119, p. 412
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Slightly nicked edge; differential attrition across faces; small patch of pink encrustation(?) on obverse middle.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 40, no. 398, pl. III (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
19.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.48
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor in military dress standing left in galley, holding phoenix on globe in right hand and standard [with Christogram] on banner in left hand; in the stern sits Victoria, steering the ship
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP - REPARATIO; in exergue, TESⲈ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Marine Activities
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 576 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0576>