Co 1262 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 860, p. 63 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC X, Valentinian III 2131/3132, p. 378
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Roughly 25% snapped off from right and left obverse; extensive, slight pitting and scratching. Incipient pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 61, no. 966 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
4
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
12.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.71
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N VA[LENTIN]IAN[VS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Two Victoriae facing one another, holding one wreath between them
Reverse Inscription
[VICTORIA AVGG]; mintmark off flan
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1262 (Late Roman bronze coin of Valentinian III 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/co1262>