Co 814 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine pentanummion of Justin II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justin II 91, p. 226, pl. LIII
Preservation comment
Wear: F+. Edge snapped (or clipped?) irregularly; extensive, slight pitting and scratching. Speckled pale blue to pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 71, no. 1088 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Pentanummion
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.69
Obverse Description
Monogram of Justin and Sophia within beaded border
Reverse Inscription
Large Ⲉ; to right, small Θ; all within heavy border
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 814 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine pentanummion of Justin II 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/co0814>