Co 962 (Late Roman bronze coin of Licinius II Caesar from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Thessalonica 79, p. 508
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, minute pitting and rare cratering.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 36, no. 359 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.32
Obverse Description
Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor to left
Obverse Inscription
LICINIVS IVN NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Two captives seated at foot of labarum inscribed VOT | XX
Reverse Inscription
VIRTVS – EXERCIT; on labarum, VOT | XX; in fields, S – F; in exergue, •TS•A•
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 962 (Late Roman bronze coin of Licinius II Caesar from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0962>