Co 1209 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Marcian 553, p. 282 (monogram 4)
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Slightly nicked edge; extensive, slight pitting and dense striations. Patchy, light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 61, no. 954 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
11
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.61
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and [cuirassed] head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N MARCIANVS] P F AVG
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, NIC
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1209 (Late Roman bronze coin of Marcian from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1209>