Co 1080 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC I, 860–861, p. 21
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Thessalonica 100-101, p. 411
Preservation comment
Wear: F+. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, minute pitting and scratching. Wide, thin film of white and pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 39, no. 392 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.5
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.23
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CONSTANS – P F AVG
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae facing one another, each holding one wreath and palm
Reverse Inscription
[VICTORIAE DD AVGG] Q NN; in exergue, SMTSΓ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1080 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constans 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/co1080>