Co 634 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 452, p. 275
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Chipped and ragged edge; snapped across middle; slight pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 51, no. 604 (R. Hohlfelder identified “Arcadius, Honorius or Theodosius II, A.D. 402-408, Uncertain ... (ex. illegible)“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.42
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed bust to right; within beaded border
Obverse Inscription
[D N VALENTI]NI[ANO] P F AVG
Reverse Description
Cross potent in thick wreath
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 634 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0634>