Co 661 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC I, 1053/1054, p. 25
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Constantinople 24/41, pp. 449-450
Preservation comment
Wear: F+/aG. Deeply cracked edge to a ragged state; extensive flaking across reverse. Thin patches of light green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 38, no. 380 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “House of Constantine, A.D. 335-341, Uncertain“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.14
Obverse Description
Rosette-diademed head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CON[STAN]-TINVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Two soldiers, each with spear and shield, flanking one military standard
Reverse Inscription
[G]LOR–[IA EXERC]–ITV[S•]; in exergue, CON[SA]; all within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 661 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine II 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/co0661>