Co 622 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens from Siscia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Siscia 15b, p. 147 (type xvii)
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/VF. Slightly, frequently nicked edge with very rare marginal cracking; sparse, minute pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 43, no. 456 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Mint
Siscia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.2
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VALEN-S P F AVG
Reverse Inscription
SECVRITAS - REI PVBLICAE; to left and right, ✴︎ | P – M; in exergue, ASISC
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 622 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens from Siscia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0622>