Co 622 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens from Siscia) [permalink] [show fewer 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