Co 286 (Late Roman dekanummion of Justinian I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 91.2, p. 101
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Slightly nicked edge and extensive, slight pitting. Orangish, thick patch on obverse upper left; spots of pale blue bronze disease on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 67, no. 1031 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Dekanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
17.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.73
Obverse Description
Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N IVSTI-NIANVS
Reverse Description
Large I; above, cross
Reverse Inscription
Large I; above, cross; to left and right, A|N|N – X|X|X|III; in exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 286 (Late Roman dekanummion of Justinian I 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/co0286>