Co 42 (Middle Byzantine follis, Anonymous Class D) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC III.2, pp. 685–687, Anonymous Byzantine Class D
Comparanda
Morrison 1970, p. 601, Class D nos. 107–119
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. One large break along edge and smaller, worn chips. Faint, light green patination on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 78, no. 1209 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
31.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.63
Obverse Description
Nimbate and bearded Christ facing on throne with back, holding Gospels in both hands. Undertype (axis 6): Nimbate bust of Christ facing (Class A?)
Obverse Inscription
Beside head, IⲤ - XⲤ
Reverse Description
Inscription within border. Undertype: details of design on A of bASIL from earlier anonymous follis (Class A?)
Reverse Inscription
— + over crescent — | ISXS | ASILⲈ | ASIL | — dot over crescent —
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Jesus Christ (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 42 (Middle Byzantine follis, Anonymous Class D).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0042>