Co 571 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMIBC Justinian I 146-147, p. 40
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus I 178, p. 126, pl. 30
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting and rare fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 68, no. 1052 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.53
Obverse Description
Large diademed and draped bust of beardless emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
Uncertain inscription with uneven letters
Obverse Inscription
[D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P] AVG
Reverse Inscription
Small A with bent bar and serifs within wreath (schematic)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 571 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I 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/co0571>