Co 1019 (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
DOCIV Manuel I 22.1-9, p. 335 (Uncertain Greek Mint: Type A (Light Standard))
Preservation comment
Wear: F. Slight but extensive marginal nicking and chipping. Sparse, slight pitting and frequent stuations from vigorous mechanical cleaning; slight flaking at edges. Small, thin areas of light blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 77, no. 1204 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
5
Has denomination
half-tetarteron
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.42
Obverse Description
Cruciform monogram of emperor; all within thin beaded border
Obverse Inscription
Μ | Δ - Π - Κ | Λ (large, somewhat uneven letters)
Reverse Description
Facing bust of beardless emperor, crowned, wearing stemma, divitision, collarpiece with five jewels, and panelled loros, holding labarum on long staff in right hand and globus cruciger in left hand; all within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1019 (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/co1019>