Co 355 (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 144, p. 34, pl. IV:21
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 309, p. 170, pl. XLIV
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus I 193, p. 126, pl. 31
Preservation comment
Wear: P/VG. Extensive, moderate pitting and slight scratching. Wide patches of white and light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 68, no. 1047 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
9.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.8
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
Uncertain inscription with large and uneven letters
Reverse Inscription
Large A (bent bar and serifs) within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 355 (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/co0355>