Co 1139 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine II from Siscia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC I, 760, p. 19
Comparanda
RIC VII, Siscia 262, p. 460
Preservation comment
Wear: aG/F. Roughly 40% of coin snapped off from obverse lower left and remainder chipped, to a ragged state; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and concentrated severe cratering to perforation. Thin patch of light green bronze disease on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 38, no. 379 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “House of Constantine, A.D. 335-341, Uncertain“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Siscia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.54
Obverse Description
Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[CONST]ANTINV[S IVN NOB C]
Reverse Description
Two soldiers standing, each with spear and shield; between them, one standard
Reverse Inscription
[GLO-RIA EXERC-I]TVS; in exergue, [AS]IS ✶
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1139 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantine II from Siscia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1139>