Co 1135 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II.2932, p. 105
Comparanda
RIC X, Leo I 670, p. 292
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Portions of edge snapped off, and slight nicking; extensive, slight pitting and minor gouging. Thin film of white bronze disease especially obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII,[ p. 61, no. 931 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
2
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.75
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D] N LE[O PERP]ET [A]V
Reverse Description
Lion standing to left with head right; above, cross
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, ALE
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Lion (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1135 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1135>