Co 728 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1824, p. 81
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 37b, p. 181
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting and scratching. Small, sparse patches of pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE2
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.89
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor standing to left raises kneeling turreted woman to her feet with right hand and holds victoriola in left hand
Reverse Inscription
REPARATIO – REI PVB; to right, uncertain letter; in exergue, [S]MTES’
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 728 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0728>