Co 1156 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 722, p. 296
Preservation comment
Wear: G/F. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, slight pitting and fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 53, no. 644 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Leo I, A.D. 457-474, Uncertain“)
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.85
Obverse Description
Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N L]EOS P [F] AV[G]
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath
Reverse Inscription
Monogram; in exergue, NIC
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1156 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo 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/co1156>