Co 647 (Middle Roman bronze coin of Maximian from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
sim. RIC VI, Cyzicus 15b, p. 581 (not draped)
Preservation comment
Wear: EF. Slightly chipped edge; small crater on reverse right. Streak of white, speckled corrosion on lower obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 35, no. 343 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
radiate-fraction
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.05
Obverse Description
Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor standing to right in military garb receives victoriola from Jupiter standing to left and leaning on scepter
Reverse Inscription
CONCORDIA MI-LITVM; in between, KΔ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 647 (Middle Roman bronze coin of Maximian 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/co0647>