Co 1035 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Alexandria) [permalink] [show fewer 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