Co 640 (Middle Roman aurelianus of Carus from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC V.2, Carus 46, p. 140
Description
Reverse softly struck, as often happens in this period. Traces of silvering.
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Aurelianus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.63
Obverse Description
Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP CARVS PF A[VG]
Reverse Description
Soldier standing to left holding spear and grounded shield
Reverse Inscription
VIRTVS - AVG; in exergue, ΚΑΓ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 640 (Middle Roman aurelianus of Carus 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/co0640>