Co 416 (Middle Byzantine tetarteron of Alexios I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Published as
KenchreaiIII, no. 1184 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
tetarteron
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.79
Obverse Description
Facing half-length figure of emperor, wearing stemma, divitision, and jeweled loros of traditional type, holding in right hand scepter cruciger and in left hand globus cruciger
Obverse Inscription
ΤⲰ - [ΚΟΜΗΝ]
Reverse Description
Jeweled cross with X at middle and one large globule and two pellets at end of each arm, all on two steps
Reverse Inscription
In angles, [Ⲥ] - Φ | [Α]Λ - Δ
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 416 (Middle Byzantine tetarteron of Alexios I from Thessalonica).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0416>