Co 970 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
355
Not before (date)
351
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VIII Constantinople 126, p. 458
Comparanda
LRBC II.2043/2045/2046, p. 87
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Deeply chipped edge; extensive, minute pitting and dense surficial striations. Faint area of thin, bluish green bronze disease across both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 59, no. 876 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12)
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Authority
Constantius II (Caesar, 324-337; Augustus, 337-361)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (g)
1.34
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and [cuirassed] bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N] CO[NSTAN-TI]VS P F AV[G]
Reverse Description
Soldier lunging to left, carrying shield on left arm, spears horseman falling and turning back to raise up left arm
Reverse Inscription
F[EL TEMP RE-PARATIO]; in left field, Ⲉ• ; in exergue, CON[S.]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 970 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0970>