Co 1071 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coinage 141-148, p. 34, pl. IV:21
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 309, p. 170
Comparanda
MIBI Justinianus 193, p. 126, pl. 31
Preservation comment
Wear: G. Chipped edge; extensive, slight to moderate pitting; severe circumferential cracking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 60, no. 913 (R. Hohfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
7.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.21
Obverse Description
Diademed(?), draped, and cuirassed bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
[ ] IVST[IN]IANV
Reverse Inscription
Large A (bent-bar and serifs); within wreath or dotted border(?)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1071 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1071>