Co 1212 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Heraclea) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X, Leo I 719, p. 295 (monogram 6)
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Moderate to severe snapping and chipping around edges; extensive, moderate pitting and fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 61, no. 956 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.6
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, SMH[A]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1212 (Late Roman bronze coin of Leo I from Heraclea).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1212>