Co 1154 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2457, p. 95 (reverse type 23)
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 413, p. 272 (mint of Nicomedia)
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/F. Slightly nicked edge with one deep chip at obverse axis 12; slight, somewhat sparse pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 51, no. 608, pl. IV (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Honorius“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.47
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right; behind head, ✶
Obverse Inscription
[D N TH]EOD[O]–SIV[S P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Two emperors standing facing, each holding spear and both supporting globe between
Reverse Inscription
GLORI[A RO–M]ANORVM; in exergue, [SM]NA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1154 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II 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/co1154>