Co 203 (Early Byzantine half-follis of Phocas from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Area A (south end of harbor, including mole)
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC II.1, Phocas 36a, p. 167, pl. II (Class 2, mint of Constantinople)
Label or tag text
Central Section
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 71, no. 1089 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Tiberius II, A.D. 579-582“)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
half-foliis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.43
Obverse Description
Bust facing, wearing crown with [cross] and robe, holding [mappa] in right hand and cross in left hand
Obverse Inscription
d N FOCAS - PERP A[VG]
Reverse Inscription
large XX; above, cross; in exergue, CONA
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 203 (Early Byzantine half-follis of Phocas 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/co0203>