Co 828 (Middle Byzantine follis, Anonymous Class B) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC III
Comparanda
Morrisson 1970, vol. 2, AE anonymes du Xie siècle: Classe B 67-80, p. 599, pl. LXXX
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
27.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
9.57
Obverse Description
Facing bust of bearded Christ, surrounded by nimbus with dotted rays and one globule each in upper angles, wearing tunic and kolobion, holding Book of Gospels with five-jeweled cover
Obverse Inscription
[☩ⲈΜΜΑ]-ΝΟVΗΛ; to left and right of figure, IⲤ – X[Ⲥ]
Reverse Description
Cross on three-stepped platform
Reverse Inscription
In quadrants of cross, [IS – XS | ]AS–ILE | AS–ILE
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Jesus Christ (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 828 (Middle Byzantine follis, Anonymous Class B).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0828>