Co 648 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II, Theodosius I, or Arcadius from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 65, p. 188 (but smaller module)
Preservation comment
Wear: G/VG. Roughly 15% of edge snapped off; extensive, moderate pitting and scratching on both faces. Scattered spots of white bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 576 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.2
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[---] P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victory dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram (traces)
Reverse Inscription
SA[LVS REI – PVBLIC]AE; in exergue, TESΑ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 648 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II, Theodosius I, or Arcadius from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0648>