Co 630 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 853, p. 63 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC X, Valentinianus III 2124, p. 377
Preservation comment
Wear: G/P. Roughly 15% snapped off from obverse lower right; extensive, slight pitting and rare fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 58, no. 835 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.33
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N VA]LE[NTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Campgate with turrets
Reverse Inscription
VOT – [PVB]; above campgate, P; below, RM (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 630 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0630>