Co 184 (Middle Byzantine silver miliaresion of Basil II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Cited by
Pečirka1983, p. 165 (rev. KenchreaiIII)
Comparanda
BMIBC II, 14-15, p. 487
Comparanda
DOCIII Basil II 18d.1, p. 630, pl. XLVI (Constantinople Class II B (4))
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 76, no. 1176 (R. Hohlfelder)
Published as
ScrantonRamage1964, pp. 144-145
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
miliaresion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
29.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.48
Obverse Description
Patriarchal Cross crosslet on base, globus, and four steps; to left, facing bust of Basil, bearded, wearing loros, crown with cross, and pendilia; to right, facing bust of Constantine, beardless, wearing chlamys, crown with cross, and pendilia; all within triple band border
Obverse Inscription
Ⲉn ΤΟVΤⲰ nΙⲤΑT’ - 𝖻ΑSILⲈIⲤ ϹⲰnST
Reverse Description
— <annulet> — | legend in five lines | — <annulet> —; all within triple band border
Reverse Inscription
☩ 𝖻ΑSIL’ | ϹϹⲰnSTΑn’ | ΠORF.VROS’ | ΠISΤV𝖻AS’ | RⲰmΑΙⲰ’
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Silver (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 184 (Middle Byzantine silver miliaresion of Basil 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/co0184>