Co 1203 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Snapped edge obverse right; extensive, slight pitting and rare scratching. Incipient bluish green bronze disease across both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 48, no. 550 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Arcadius, Honorius, Theodosius I or Valentinian II, A.D. 383-395, Uncertain, AE4“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.12
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed and draped bust to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N] VAL[ENTINIANVS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Victoria dragging captive to left and carrying trophy over over far shoulder; to left, staurogram (traces)
Reverse Inscription
[SALVS R]EI – PVBLICAE; mintmark off flan
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1203 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian II).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1203>