Co 653 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 687, p. 60 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Rome 309, p. 378
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF. Deep chipped and cracked edge; minute, extensive pitting. Incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 40, no. 403 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.14
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CONSTAN–TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Virtus leaning to left drives spear into horseman falling from horse and raising one arm behind
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP – [REPAR]ATI[O]; in exergue, R-wreath-P
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 653 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II 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/co0653>