Co 957 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2242, p. 90
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 419, p. 272
Preservation comment
Wear: aF. One deep chip and crack; extensive, minute pitting and rare fissuring. Patches of thin, incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 45, no. 474 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Gratian, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.96
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THEO[DO]-SIVS P F AVG
Reverse Inscription
VOT | X | MVL[T] | X[X] within wreath; in exergue, [CO]N
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph