Co 1342 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VII, Alexandria 60, p. 711
Comparanda
LRBC I, 1430, p. 32
Preservation comment
Wear: F+/aF. Very slightly nicked edge; extensive, slight pitting and gouging.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 38, no. 373 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “House of Constantine, A.D. 330-335, Uncertain“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.25
Obverse Description
Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C
Reverse Description
Two soldiers each with spear and shield standing on either side of two standards
Reverse Inscription
GLOR–IA EXERC–[ITVS]; in exergue, SMALA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1342 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius Gallus from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1342>