Co 1191 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2599, p. 99 (reverse type 22)
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 404, p. 271
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Obverse shows moderate pitting to cratering and rare flaking with patches of rough, white corrosion or encrustation(?). Reverse shows somewhat extensive, minute pitting and rare fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 52, no. 610 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.08
Obverse Description
Peal-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right; behind head, ✶ (traces)
Obverse Inscription
[D N] THE[O]DO–[SIVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Two emperors standing facing each other, each holding a spear and shield
Reverse Inscription
GLOR[IA ROM]ANORVM; in exergue, SMKA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1191 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1191>