Co 187 (Middle Byzantine silver miliaresion of Basil II) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMIBC, II, 14-15, p. 487
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 76, no. 1179 (R. Hohlfelder)
Published as
ScrantonRamage1964, pp. 144-145
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
miliaresion
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.78
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
28.0
Obverse Description
Patriarchal Cross crosslet; to left and right, facing busts of emperors wearing diadems and robes; all within triple banded border
Obverse Inscription
Ⲉ ΤΟVΤⲰ ΙⲤΑT’ - Α[SILⲈ]IⲤ ϹⲰST
Reverse Description
— <annulet> — | legend in four lines | — <annulet> —; all within triple banded 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 187 (Middle Byzantine silver miliaresion of Basil II).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0187>