Co 734 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus Caesar from Heraclea) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Heraclea 91, p. 436
Comparanda
prob. LRBC II, 1901, p. 83 (reverse type 3)
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Deep, wide chip on obverse upper right; extensive, slight to moderate pitting. Thin, widespread film of pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 41, no. 423 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II, Gallus or Julian Caesarea, A.D. 351-361, Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
AE3
Has denomination
Centenionalis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.52
Obverse Description
Bare-headed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N C[ONSTAN-TIVS NO]B C
Reverse Description
Emperor lunging left, spearing fallen horseman wearing pointed cap, looking back, and raising arm
Reverse Inscription
[FEL TEMP] – REPARATIO; no letter visible in left field; in exergue, [S]MH[A]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 734 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus Caesar from Heraclea).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0734>