Co 983 (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 180, p. 43, pl. VI:13
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian I 101, p. 107, pl. XXIII
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus I 175, 176a, 176c, pp. 66-68, 126, pl. 30
Description
Reverse struck off flan to reverse top. Flan is undersized: artifically reduced?
Preservation comment
Wear: aG/G. Extensive, slight to moderate pitting and fissuring.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 68, no. 1056 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Justinian, Uncertain, Nummus”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
11.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.71
Obverse Description
Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
IVS[TINIANVS]
Reverse Inscription
Small Δ (serifs); above, [cross]; to left and right, Α - Ρ (traces); all within thin band border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 983 (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/co0983>