Co 657 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Cyzicus 22b, p. 244
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/P. Segments of edge snapped off; extensive, minute pitting and rare scratching. Faint to incipient pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 49, no. 566 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Valens or Valentinian I or II, Uncertain, AE3 and AE4“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.4
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VALENT[INIANVS P F A]VG
Reverse Inscription
[VOT | X | MVLT] | XXX within wreath; in exergue, SMK[Δ]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 657 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I 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/co0657>