Co 450 (Late Roman pentanummion of Anastasius I from Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Anastasius 49c, p. 33
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/G. Slight but frequently nicked edge; one deep chip from margin; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 72, no. 1103 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Sixth Century, Pentanummium“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Pentanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
13.0
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.74
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right; above, cross
Obverse Inscription
[D N] ANAS[TASIVS PP A ]
Reverse Inscription
Large Ⲉ; running up the right edge, AΓN; all within beaded border (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 450 (Late Roman pentanummion of Anastasius I from Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0450>