Co 972 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2899, p. 105 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Alexandria 20b.1, 303
Preservation comment
Wear: VF/F+. Chipped and broken edge. Incipient greenish blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 544 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-395, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.64
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed of emperor bust to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THEODO–[SIVS P] F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy on far shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
[S]ALVS REI – PVBLICAE; in exergue, ALEA
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 972 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0972>