Co 1205 (Late Roman bronze coin of Honorius from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 816, p. 62
Comparanda
RIC X, Honorius 1280, p. 327
Preservation comment
Wear: F/G. Extensive, slight pitting and prominent but sparse scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 49, no. 560 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Honorius, A.D. 395-402, Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.5
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.28
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N HONO[R]-IVS [P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Full-figure of Roma standing facing, head to right, holding spear in right hand and globe crowned by Victoria in left hand, with shield leaning against left leg
Reverse Inscription
VRBS RO-[MA] F[ELIX]; to left and right, OF - T; in exergue, SHRO[M]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Nike/Victoria (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1205 (Late Roman bronze coin of Honorius from Rome).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1205>