Co 669 (Middle Roman radiate fraction of Galerius Caesar from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
299
Not before (date)
295
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VI Cyzicus (Maximian) 18b, p. 581
Preservation comment
Wear: EF/VF. Large patch of differential wear on obverse left.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 35, no. 349 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12)
12
Has denomination
Radiate fraction
Numismatic Authority
Galerius (Caesar 293-305; Augustus 305-311)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (g)
2.71
Obverse Description
Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right; within dotted border
Obverse Inscription
GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Jupiter standing to left and leaning on scepter presents victoriola to emperor in military dress standing to right; within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
CONCORDIA MI-LITVM; between, KA
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 669 (Middle Roman radiate fraction of Galerius Caesar from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0669>