Co 770 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
Scarcer type but struck at all eastern mints.
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Preservation comment
Wear: F+/F. Three deep chips; sparse, slight pitting. Thin patches of light blue bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 42, no. 436 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Thessalonica“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.41
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CONSTAN–TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Virtus standing to left holding globe and spear
Reverse Inscription
SPES REI – PVBLICE; mintmark off flan
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 770 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0770>