Co 591 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AdelsonKustas1964, p. 198, nos. 399-409 (type Z5)
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 310, p. 170
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Snapped edge; extensive, slight pitting and gouging on obverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 68, no. 1054 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus“)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.48
Obverse Description
Facing bust of emperor, holding globus cruciger in right hand (schematic)
Reverse Inscription
Large A; to left and right and below, [✶ - ✶]| ✶; all within beaded border (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 591 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0591>