Co 1153 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2428, p. 95 (reverse type 1)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Nicomedia 48a, p. 263
Preservation comment
Wear: aEF/VF. Slightly nicked edge; rare, slight pitting and scratching but wide areas of delaminating flakes.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 47, no. 511 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II“))
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.89
Obverse Description
D N TH[EODO-S]IVS P F AVG
Obverse Inscription
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Reverse Description
Victoria striding to left with trophy over far shoulder drags captive
Reverse Inscription
SALVS [REI –P]VBLICAE; in exergue, SMNA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1153 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius I from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1153>