Co 970 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2043/2045/2046, p. 87 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Constantinople 121/123/126, p. 458
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 59, no. 876 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“))
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
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 striding left, holding shield on left arm, spearing fallen horseman, turning back and raising left arm
Reverse Inscription
F[EL TEMP RE-PARATIO]; to upper left, uncertain control; in exergue, CON[S.]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
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, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0970>