Co 1009 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Marcian 560, pp. 282-283 (monogram 7)
Preservation comment
Wear: aG/F. Moderate marginal chipping, especially along obverse lower left; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and minor scratching. Faint incipient film of pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.82
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, [and cuirassed] bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N MAR]CIANVS [P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, [SM]KA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1009 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian 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/co1009>