Co 945 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show fewer 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 Weight (mm)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (g)
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