Co 684 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2568, p. 98 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Cyzicus 26a, p. 246
Preservation comment
Wear: F+/aF. Chipped edge; slight, sparse pitting and scratching. Incipient pale green and pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 46, no. 499 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Valentinian II, A.D. 383-392, Cyzicus, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.73
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VALE[NTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
SALVS REI – [PVBLICAE]; in exergue, SMKA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 684 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0684>