Co 842 (Middle Roman follis of Constantius Chlorus Caesar from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VI, Carthage 24a, p. 426, pl. 8
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Very slight, rare pitting. Slight incipient flaking and staining on reverse especially.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 35, no. 350, pl. II (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
28.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.06
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Africa standing left holding standard in extended right arm and elephant‘s tusk in left arm; at feet, lion with an antelope‘s head
Reverse Inscription
FELIX A-D-VENT AVGG NN; to left, H; in exergue, PKT
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Lion (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 842 (Middle Roman follis of Constantius Chlorus Caesar from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0842>