Co 793 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show fewer 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