Co 666 (Late Roman bronze coin of the deified Constantine from Lugdunum) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC I, 238a, p. 8
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Lyons 3, p. 178
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Edges nicked; slight pitting; incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIIII, p. 59, no. 839 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Lugdunum
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.66
Obverse Description
Laureate and veiled head of deified emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D[I]VO [CONS-TANTINO P]
Reverse Description
Deified Constantine standing to left, holding spear in left hand and globe in extended right hand; to lower left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
AE[T]ER[NA PIETAS]; in exergue, PLG
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 666 (Late Roman bronze coin of the deified Constantine from Lugdunum).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0666>