Co 424 (Early-Middle Byzantine follis of Romanos I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC III.2, Constantine VII 25a, pp. 562–563
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 89, no. 1220 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Obverse Description
Facing half-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing diadem with cross and sagion, holding globus cruciger in left hand and sceptre (akakia?) in right hand
Obverse Inscription
[☩] RⲰ[A’] ASILⲈ[VS] RⲰ’
Reverse Inscription
☩ RⲰA|’ Ⲉ ΘⲈⲰ A|SILⲈ[VS] RⲰ|AIⲰ
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 424 (Early-Middle Byzantine follis of Romanos 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/co0424>