Co 973 (Late Roman Constantinian bronze coin) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
RW: Curiously undersized and ragged flan with schematic figures—a barbarous imitation?
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 59, no. 877 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.17
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed head or bust to right
Obverse Inscription
Inscription illegible
Reverse Description
Soldier striding to left, carrying shield on left arm, spearing fallen horseman, beardless and wearing point cap, turning back and raising left arm (LRBC FH type 3)
Reverse Inscription
[FEL TEMP – REPARATIO]; mintmark off flan
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 973 (Late Roman Constantinian bronze coin).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0973>