Co 1053 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Heraclea) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1936, p. 84 (reverse type 8)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Heraclea 9a, p. 193
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Extensively chipped edge; slight, extensive pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp. 43, 87, no. 451 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Gratian, Valens, or Valentinian I, A.D. 364-378, Constantinople, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.72
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, [and cuirassed] bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D] N VALENTI[NI]–ANVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor standing to right, dragging captive with right hand and holding labarum with left hand; to left and right, ✷ - wreath
Reverse Inscription
GLOR[IA RO–MANO]RVM; in exergue, SMHA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1053 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Heraclea).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1053>