Co 1184 (Late Roman bronze coin of Honorius from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2909, p. 105 (reverse type 2)
Comparanda
RIC IX, Alexandria 23c, p. 304
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/G. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting and rare scratching. Small areas of rough, white bronze disease especially on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 50, no. 596 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Roman ... Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
1
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.88
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N HONO[RIVS] P F AVG
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over far shoulder; to upper left, •
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS R]EI – [PVBLICAE]; in exergue, ALE[.]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1184 (Late Roman bronze coin of Honorius from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1184>