Co 764 (Middle Roman aurelianus of Probus from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC V.2, Probus 913, p. 118
Description
A little residual silvering in the fields.
Preservation comment
Wear: VF+. Slightly nicked edge; patch of differential wear on obverse lower left. Incipient pale blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 33, no. 332, pl. I (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Aurelianus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
4.02
Obverse Description
Radiate and helmeted bust of emperor to left, carrying spear over far shoulder in right hand and shield on left arm
Obverse Inscription
IMP C M AVR PROBVS P F AVG
Reverse Inscription
VIRTVS PROBI AVG; below, P; in exergue, XXIMC
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 764 (Middle Roman aurelianus of Probus 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/co0764>