Co 616 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 440-455, p. 275 (eastern mints)
Preservation comment
Wear: P/aG. Chipped lower edge; extensive, minute pitting and fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 52, no. 623 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Theodosius II or Valentinian III, A.D. 425-450, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.14
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N VALENTINIA]NVS P [F AVG]
Reverse Description
Cross potent in wreath
Has geographic origin
Eastern Mediterranean
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 616 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0616>