Co 1065 (Late Roman half-follis 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
DOC I, Justinian I 106, p. 109, pl. XXIV
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp. 71-72, no. 1096 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Sixth Century, Half-Follis“)
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
half-foliis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
21.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.35
Obverse Description
Bust of emperor facing, wearing plumed helmet, diadem, cuirass, and [shield with horseman device over left shoulder], holding globus cruciger in right hand; to right, cross (traces)
Obverse Inscription
[D N I]VST[INI-ANV]S PP [A]V
Reverse Inscription
Large K; above, cross; to left and right, A|[N]|N|O - XXX|ϥII[I]; below, TⲈS; all within wreath
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1065 (Late Roman half-follis 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/co1065>