Co 204 (Early Byzantine follis of Constans II from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCII Constans II 77b, p. 453, pl. XXVII (Constantinople Class 7)
Description
Coin clipped on two or three sides but other segments rounded.
Label or tag text
N. Section, far N.
Preservation comment
Wear: F?. Margins beyond angular clipping rounded by wear; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 69, no. 1066 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justin II, Uncertain, Follis (frag.)”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
22.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.5
Obverse Description
Emperor standing facing, holding scepter and globus cruciger
Obverse Inscription
[ⲈΝ ΤΟΥΤⲰ] – Ν[ΙΚΑ]
Reverse Inscription
Large Μ; above, small κ; below, Β; to left and right, A|N|N|O-X|[ϥ]; traces to right; in exergue, CO[N]
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph