Co 951 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Heraclea) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Heraclea 26c, p. 198
Description
Reverse apparently struck from worn die.
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF. Very slight chipping along edge. One small, thin patch of bronze disease on central obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 47, no. 510 (R. Hohlfelder identified mint as “Uncertain“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.19
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARCA[D]IVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder
Reverse Inscription
SALVS REI - PVBLICAE; in exergue, SM[HA]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 951 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Heraclea).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0951>