Co 580 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
393
Not before (date)
388
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX Thessalonica 65b, p. 188, pl. X:30
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Infrequent marginal chipping; extensive, slight pitting and rare flaking and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 573 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Roman ... Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12)
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Authority
Theodosius I (378-395)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
13.5
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (g)
1.41
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right; within dotted border (traces)
Obverse Inscription
[D N TH]EO[DO]-S[IUS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram; within dotted border (traces)
Reverse Inscription
SAL[VS] RE[I–P]VB[LICAE]; in exergue, TESA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 580 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0580>