Co 1180 (Late Roman Vandalic issue for Leo I) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Leo I 698-712, pp. 294-295 (mints of Heraclea, Constantinople, Nicomedia, and Cyzicus)
Comparanda
Roman Imperial predecessor: LRBC II, 2265–2269, 2471–2473, pp. 91, 96 (Constantinople or Nicomedia)
Comparanda
Vandalic version: cf., e.g., BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coins 63-64, p. 26, pl. III:31-32.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 61, no. 945 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.28
Obverse Description
No inscription surviving; Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Reverse Description
Emperor standing facing, head to right, holding long cross in right hand and placing left hand on head of captive (schematic)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1180 (Late Roman Vandalic issue for Leo I).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1180>