Co 1140 (Late Roman bronze coin of Jovian from Alexandria) [permalink] [show fewer 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 Weight (mm)
18.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (g)
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