Co 596 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1870-1872, p. 82 (reverse type 4)
Comparanda
RIC X, Thessalonica 63b, p. 187, pl. X:19
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Roughly 15% snapped off from obverse axis 7-8; long, deep cracking; extensive, minute pitting. Incipient spots of light blue bronze corrosion.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 47, no. 504 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-392, Thessalonica, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.2
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N] TH[EODO-SIVS P F] AVG
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae facing one another, holding up one wreath; in between, •
Reverse Inscription
[VICTORIA AVG]; in exergue, TESA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 596 (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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0596>