Co 1140 (Late Roman bronze coin of Jovian from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2855, p. 104
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Alexandria 92, p. 546
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Roughly 10% snapped off from obverse top right; extensive, slight pitting and widespread marginal flaking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 586 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Roman … Uncertain, AE3”)
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.35
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (traces)
Obverse Inscription
Inscription not visible
Reverse Description
Legend within wreath
Reverse Inscription
VOT | V; in exergue, ALEA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1140 (Late Roman bronze coin of Jovian 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/co1140>