Co 878 (Middle Byzantine half-tetarteron of Manuel I) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC IV.1, Manuel 22. pp. 335–336 (uncertain Greek mint, 1143–1152?)
Description
Cut down into irregular polygonal by snipping off edges. Reverse weakly struck or with worn die.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 78, no. 1226 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
half-tetarteron
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.9
Obverse Description
Half-length, bearded figure of emperor facing wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, and paneled loros holds labarum in right hand and globus cruciger in left
Obverse Inscription
MAN-[ ]
Reverse Description
Monogram of Manuel (traces)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 878 (Middle Byzantine half-tetarteron of Manuel I).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0878>