Co 1077 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Thessalonica 65b, p. 188
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Slightly nicked edge; somewhat sparse, minute pitting and rare scratching. Wide, thin film of white to plate blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 546 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-395, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.11
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperoro to right
Obverse Inscription
D N THEODO-[SIVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over left shoulder; to left, staurogram
Reverse Inscription
SALVS REI – [PVBLIC]AE; in exergue, TESΒ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1077 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I 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/co1077>