Co 2017 (Late Roman bronze coin of Galla Placidia overstruck by Valentinian III from Rome) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
Overtype: LRBC II, 858, p. 63 (reverse type 2).
Comparanda
Overtype: RIC X, Valentinian III 2123, p. 377.
Comparanda
Undertype: LRBC II, 848/852/854/857, p. 63 (reverse type 5).
Comparanda
Undertype: RIC X, Valentinian III 2111-2114/2116-2117, p. 376.
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Nicked edge; extensive, minute pitting and scratching.
Axis (1-12
3
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Rome
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.39
Obverse Description
Overtype: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Description
Undertype: Bare-headed and draped bust of empress to right
Obverse Inscription
Overtype: [D N VALENTINI]AN[VS P F AVG]
Reverse Description
Overtype: Campgate with turrets
Reverse Description
Undertype: Cross.
Reverse Inscription
Overtype: VOT – PVB; above campgate, P; in exergue, R M
Reverse Inscription
Undertype: SAL[VS REI-PVBLICAE]
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2017 (Late Roman bronze coin of Galla Placidia overstruck by 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/co2017>