Co 454 (Late Roman pentanummion of Justinian I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian I 97f, p. 104, pl. XXII
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Roughly 55% of coin snapped off, leaving ragged, flaking edge; extensive, slight pitting and one deep gouge on upper reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 58, no. 795 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Pentanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.81
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N IVSTINI–]ANVS P[P AVG]
Reverse Inscription
Large Ⲉ; to right, small S
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 454 (Late Roman pentanummion of Justinian 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/co0454>