Co 1035 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2844, p. 103 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Alexandria 80, p. 544
Preservation comment
Wear: F/G. Nicked and sparsely chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 40, no. 405 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II or Gallus, A.D. 346-354, Uncertain, AE2 (worn) or AE4“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.75
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D] N CONSTAN-TIVS P F A[VG]
Reverse Description
Emperor lunging to left, spearing fallen horseman with pointed cap turning back and raising arm
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP – REPARAT[IO]; in exergue, ALEA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1035 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1035>