Co 326 (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 Coins 159, 160, p. 37, pl. IV:28
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 311, p. 170
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus I 206, pp. 71-72, 127, pl. 32
Preservation comment
Wear: G/F. Extensive, severe chipping; extensive, moderate pitting and severe cracking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 64, no. 999 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justin I or Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus ... Christogram in reel border“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.35
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
Inscription with uneven letters (traces)
Reverse Inscription
Christogram; within two thin beaded bands
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 326 (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/co0326>