Co 1154 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show fewer 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