Co 945 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Nicomedia 98, p. 479
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Nicked edges and slight contiguous cracking; extensive, minute pitting and minor scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 41, no. 424 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantine II, Gallus, or Julian Caesar“)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.68
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D [N] CON[STAN-TIVS P F SVG]; behind bust, Ⲉ
Reverse Description
Soldier to left with shield on left arm and spear in right spearing falling horseman, shield on ground to right, turns back and raises up arm; upper left, ✷
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP – [REPARATIO]; in exergue, SMKA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 945 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0945>