Co 1202 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2227, p. 90
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius II 421, p. 273, pl. 18
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Roughly 15% snapped off from obverse lower left, and remaining edge nicked; extensive, pitting and minor scratching. Faint, small areas of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 551 (R. Hohlfelder misidentified as Theodosius I)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.61
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N THE]OD[O]–SIVS P [F AVG]
Reverse Description
Emperor standing facing, holding standard in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand
Reverse Inscription
G[LOR ORVI-S] TERRAR; in exergue, CONS
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1202 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1202>