Co 307 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coinage 141-148, p. 34, pl. IV:21
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 309, p. 170
Comparanda
MIB1, Justinianus 1 193, p. 139, pl. 31
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare gouges. Incipient bronze disease?
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 67, no. 1037 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
7.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.31
Obverse Description
Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
Inscription with large letters (traces)
Reverse Inscription
Large Α (bent bar and serifs) within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 307 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0307>