Co 2067 (Late Roman bronze coin of Zeno from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
491
Not before (date)
476
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC X Zeno (second reign) 958, p. 314
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Deeply chipped and snapped edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and sparse scratching.
Axis (1-12)
6
Has denomination
AE4
Numismatic Authority
Zeno (474-491)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (g)
0.48
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N ZENO – PERP [AVG]
Reverse Description
Monogram of emperor with thick wreath
Reverse Inscription
Monogram 1 of emperor (Z above); in exergue, THS
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2067 (Late Roman bronze coin of Zeno from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2067>