Co 289 (Late Roman bronze coin of Vandalic Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Comparanda
AdelsonKustas1964, p. 199, 418–432
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coins, 68–72, pp. 26–27, pl. III:35, 36
Preservation comment
Wear: VF+. Nicked edge. Extensive, moderate pitting; small patch of light blue bronze disease on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 73, no. 1145, pl. V (R. Hohlfelder identified as “‘Vandalic‘ Coinage, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
7.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.68
Obverse Description
Bust of ruler to right (traces; worn die or weakly struck)
Reverse Description
Six-branch palm tree with three pellets in lower left field
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 289 (Late Roman bronze coin of Vandalic Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0289>