Co 1166 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC IX, Rome 15a, pp. 114 (mintmark i/ii/iv), 119
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Chipped edge; rare, slight pitting and scratching. Thin, wide areas of pale green and white bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 43, no. 450, pl. II (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Gratian, Valens or Valentinian I, A.D. 364-378, Constantinople, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.2
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N VALENTINI]–[AN]VS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Emperor advancing to right, dragging captive with right hand and holding labarum with left arm; no cloak, letters, or symbols in fields
Reverse Inscription
[GLORIA ROMAN]OR[VM]; in exergue, SMR[.]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1166 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian I from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1166>