Co 316 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Comment
C. Morrisson (1988, p. 425, n. 10) identified this type as Italian.
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC I, Justinian I 373, p. 193, pl. XLVIII
Comparanda
MIB I, 210
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
10.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.62
Obverse Description
Facing bust of emperor, wearing plumed helmet, diadem and cuirass, holding globus cruciger in right hand (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
[D N IVSTINIA]NVS P P A[V?] (letters are small and blobby)
Reverse Description
Cross potent from whose side arms hang letters; all within double wreath
Reverse Inscription
To left and right as though hanging from arm of cross), Κ(?, blundered Ⲱ?) - Λ (or Α?)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 316 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0316>