Co 793 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1872, p. 82 (reverse type 4)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 63c, p. 187
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. Moderate nicking and chipping; extensive, slight pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 593 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Roman ... Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
11
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.1
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARCADIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae facing one another, each holding a wreath; dot in field between
Reverse Inscription
VICTORIA AVG; in exergue, [TE]SΓ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 793 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius 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/co0793>