Co 2029 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2234, p. 90
Comparanda
RIC X, Theodosius 443, p. 275
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, slight pitting and scratching.
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.87
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N TH[EODOS]IVS P F [AVG]
Reverse Description
Cross potent on stepped base; within wreath
Reverse Inscription
In exergue, CONS
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2029 (Late Roman bronze coin of Theodosius II from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2029>