publication . Research . 2019

COIN HOARD FROM THE RESCUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS AT SITE 11Б — CHUKOVEZER VILLAGE, DRAGOMAN MUNICIPALITY. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS WITH COIN HOARDS FROM THE REGION OF SOUTHWESTERN BULGARIA

Borislavov, Borislav; Elitsa Georgieva; Prokopov, Ilya; Doychinova, Marina;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2019
  • Publisher: Материалы по археологии и истории античного и средневекового Причерноморья
Abstract
This paper focuses on coin hoard found in a ceramic vessel during rescue archeological excavations in Chukovezer village, Dragoman municipality, Sofia district. Coin hoard consists of 23 roman bronze coins — folles from the period of the Tetrarchy and Constantine the Great. The earliest coins (2 coins) belong to emperors Galerius Maximianus and Maximinus II Daia. The most numerous coins (13 coins) are those struck under Constantine the Great. The next small group of coins (8 folles) belong to emperor Licinius I. The event that provoked the concealment of the hoard was the First Civil War between Licinius I and Constantine I that began in 316, and the battle at C...
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free text keywords: numismatics, coins, coin hoard, Roman coins
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