Co 724 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Johannes 1922, p. 361
Preservation comment
Wear: P/aG. Ca. 30% chipped away in three areas of margin; extensive, slight to moderate pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 59, no. 843 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.98
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N T[HEODOSIVS P F A]V[G]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder (schematic rendering); to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS REI – P]V[BLI]CE; in exergue, RMP
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 724 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0724>