Co 357 (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 141-148, p. 34, pl. IV:21
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 309, p. 170
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus 193, p. 126, pl. 31
Preservation comment
Wear: aG/G. Now rounded edges appear widely chipped or snapped? extensive, moderate pitting to gouging; marginal flaking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 72, no. 1132 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Indeterminate Monogram, Sixth Century, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
10
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.5
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.75
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
Uncertain inscription with 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 357 (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/co0357>