Co 1046 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 62a, p. 186
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Slight, frequent marginal chipping; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and scratching. Thick, rough patches of white corrosion or encrustation(?) on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 588 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Roman … AE4, Uncertain”)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.82
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VAL[ENTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Gate of camp
Reverse Inscription
[GLOR]IA REI–PVBLICE; to left, A; in exergue, TES
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1046 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1046>