Co 1344 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 1684, p. 78 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Thessalonica 208, p. 421
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF/F. One deep, wide chip from obverse upper right, and remaining edge extensively chipped; extensive, slight pitting. Widespread, thin film of incipient white to pale blue bronze disease on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 42, no. 433 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.48
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N CONSTAN–TIVS P F AVG
Reverse Description
Virtus standing to left spears fallen horseman with arm raised backwards
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP – REPARATIO; to left, M; in exergue, SMTSA
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1344 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1344>