Co 985 (Late Roman bronze coin of Zeno from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Zeno (second reign) 967, p. 314 (monogram 14)
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Extensive, slight marginal chipping; extensive, moderate pitting and gouging across both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 60, no. 883 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
6.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.22
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ZEN[O – P]ERP AVG
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, CVZ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 985 (Late Roman bronze coin of Zeno from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0985>