Co 340 (Late Roman pentanummion of Justin I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMIBC, Justin I 46, p. 16
Comparanda
DOCI Justin I 21d, pp. 45-46, pl. VIII
Comparanda
MIBI Justinus I 32, p. 104, pl. 7
Preservation comment
Wear: P/F. Severe, deep and wide chipping; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare gouging. Thin, faint film of pale greenish blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 64, no. 998 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justin I or Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Pentanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.35
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N [IVSTI]-NV[S] PP AU[C]
Reverse Inscription
Christogram; to left and right, Δ – Ⲉ (traces); all within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 340 (Late Roman pentanummion of Justin 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/co0340>