Co 433 (Late Roman bronze follis of Justin I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Comparanda
DOCI Justin I 8b, p. 39
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slightly chipped and cracked edge; extensive, minute pitting and rare, slight gouging or fissuring. Sparse small areas of white to pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 60, no. 995 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
34.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
16.1
Obverse Description
Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N IVSTI–[N]VS PP AVC
Reverse Inscription
Large Μ; above, cross; to left and right, ✶ - ✶; below, Β; in exergue, CON
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph