Co 993 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2263, p. 91 (monogram 1)
Comparanda
RIC X, Leo I 686-687, p. 293
Preservation comment
Wear: aF/G. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare scratching. Incipient pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 60, no. 889 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.08
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N LEO]NS P F A[VG]
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph