Co 473 (Late Roman dekanummion of Justinian I from Nicomedia) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian I 159, p. 123, pl. XXX
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Roughly 15% snapped from obverse lower left and remaining edge chipping; extensive, slight to moderate pitting and minor scratching.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 72, no. 1098 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Sixth Century, Decanummium”)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Dekanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.5
Numismatic Mint
Nicomedia
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.58
Obverse Description
Diademed, cuirassed bust with paludamentum to right
Obverse Inscription
[D N IVSTI]NI–ANV[S PP]
Reverse Inscription
Large I; above, cross; to left and right, [A]|N|N|O – X|XX|ϥ; below, NIK
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 473 (Late Roman dekanummion of Justinian I from Nicomedia).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0473>