Co 947 (Late Roman bronze coin of Gratian from Arles) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Arles 24, p. 68
Comparanda
LRBC II, 552, p. 57
Preservation comment
Wear: aVG. Large segments of edge snapped off almost to a ragged state; severe cracking around edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 59, p. 872 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
1
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Arles
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.87
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N GR]ATIA–[NVS P F] AVG
Reverse Inscription
[VOT] | [X]V | MV[LT] | XX in wreath; in exergue, SCO[N]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 947 (Late Roman bronze coin of Gratian from Arles).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0947>