Co 658 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans Caesar from Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Antioch 89, p. 693
Preservation comment
Wear: flatstruck EF. Slightly nicked edge; wide flakes or pits remove areas of both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 37, no. 365, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.29
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
FL IVL CONSTANS NOB C
Reverse Description
Two soldiers standing facing each other with spears and grounded shields; between them, two military standards
Reverse Inscription
GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS; in exergue, SMANΗ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 658 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans Caesar from Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0658>