Co 666 (Late Roman bronze coin of the deified Constantine from Lugdunum) [permalink] [show fewer 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 Weight (mm)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Lugdunum
Numismatic Weight (g)
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