Co 117 (Early-Middle Byzantine follis of Romanos I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCIII Constantine VII 25b.1–24, pp. 563–564 (Class 4)
Label or tag text
Nave, in south part of room of G[ ]
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slightly nicked; slight, extensive scratching and minute pitting. Incipient pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 75, no. 1168 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
27.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.94
Obverse Description
Facing half-length figure of bearded emperor wearing crown with cross and chlamys with tablion, holding globus cruciger in left hand and labarum scepter in right hand; all within thin beaded border
Obverse Inscription
Undertype: at axis 1 edge, ]AS[
Obverse Inscription
☩ RⲰmAn’ 𝖻AS-ILⲈVS RⲰm’
Reverse Description
Inscription within thin beaded border
Reverse Inscription
Undertype: at axis 4 edge, O or Θ
Reverse Inscription
☩ RⲰmA|n’ Ⲉn ΘⲈⲰ 𝖻A|SILⲈVS RⲰ|mAIⲰn
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph