Co 656 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Description
Reverse struck slightly off flan to left.
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, minute pitting. Small patches of pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 54, no. 653 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Roman Imperial“)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.07
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N MAR]CIAN[VS P F AVG]
Reverse Inscription
Monogram of emperor within wreath broken at top by ✶ and tied below; in exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Suggested citation
“Co 656 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0656>