Co 1347 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Cyzicus) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2502, p. 97 (reverse type 3)
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Cyzicus 115, p. 499
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Very slightly chipped edge; extensive, minute chipping. Incipient pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 41, no. 414 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II, A.D. 351-361, Uncertain, AE3“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Cyzicus
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.11
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 who raises one arm backwards
Reverse Inscription
FEL TEMP – REPAR[ATIO]; to left, • M •; in exergue, [SMK]A
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1347 (Late Roman bronze coin of Constantius II from Cyzicus).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1347>