Co 959 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2193, p. 89 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Constantinople 90b, p. 236
Preservation comment
Wear: VF+. Slight, sparse pitting. Small areas of thin, incipient pale green bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 543 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.83
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARCADIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to right and carrying trophy on far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[S]ALVS REI – [PVBLICAE]; in exergue, CONS[.]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 959 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0959>