Co 837 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1729, p. 79
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 16b, pp. 168, 176 (mark iii, third officina)
Preservation comment
Wear: VF/F+. Slight worn chipping along edges and rare pitting and scratching. Small, thin patches of bronze disease on both faces.
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
DN VALEN-S PF AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor draped, with right hand dragging captive to right and holding labarum in left; in right field, ✶
Reverse Inscription
GLORIA RO-MANORVM; in exergue, TESΓ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 837 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valens 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/co0837>