Co 427 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine half-follis of Justin II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justin II 78.1, p. 223, pl. LIII
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 70, no. 1072, pl. V (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
half-foliis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.05
Obverse Description
Facing full-length figures of Justin II and Sophia, nimbate and enthroned
Obverse Inscription
[D] N IVSTI–NVS PP AV
Reverse Inscription
Large K; above, cross | Θ⁺C; to left and right, A|N|N|[O] - X; below, TES; all within wreath
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 427 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine half-follis of Justin II 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/co0427>