Co 1200 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1867, p. 82
Comparanda
RIC IX, Thessalonica 63c
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, moderate pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 61, no. 951 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.2
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ARC[ADIUS P F AV]G
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae facing each other, each holding [wreath] (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[VICTORIA AVG]; in exergue, TES[Γ]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1200 (Late Roman bronze coin of Arcadius from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1200>