Co 825 (Late Roman bronze coin from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1707, p. 79
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 18b, p. 176
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Roughly 15% snapped off from obverse lower right, remaining segments chipped; sparse, slight pitting, fissuring, and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 578 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Late Roman … Uncertain, AE3”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.01
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N VALEN-]S P F AV[G]
Reverse Description
Victoria striding to left, holding palm over left shoulder and wreath in extended right hand
Reverse Inscription
S[E]CVR[ITAS – REIPUBLIC]AE; in exergue, TⲈSΑ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 825 (Late Roman bronze coin 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/co0825>