Co 982 (Late Roman bronze coin of Galla Placidia from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 852/854, p. 63 (reverse type 5)
Comparanda
RIC X, Valentinian III 2111-2114/2116-2117, p. 376
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Deeply chipped edge with adjacent cracking; extensive, minute pitting and slight fissuring. Faint areas of incipient pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 51, no. 606 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, or Theodosius II, A.D. 402-408, Heraclea and Uncertain, AE4”)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.24
Obverse Description
Bare-headed and draped bust of empress to right
Obverse Inscription
[D] N GAL[LA PLACIDIA P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Cross
Reverse Inscription
SAL[VS REI-PVBLICAE]; in exergue, RM
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 982 (Late Roman bronze coin of Galla Placidia from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0982>