Co 1103 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine half-follis of Justin II from Thessalonica) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCI Justin II 84, p. 225
Preservation comment
Wear: F/VF. Extensive marginal chipping; slight, somewhat sparse, minute pitting and scratching. Wide, thin patches of pale bluish green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 70, no. 1076 (R. Hohlfelder identified obverse as “Illegible“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
half-foliis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
20.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.73
Obverse Description
Facing full-length figures of emperor and empress, nimbate and enthroned, Justin holding globus cruciger in right hand and Sophia holding scepter cruciger in left hand
Obverse Inscription
[D N] IVSTI–NVS PP [AV]
Reverse Inscription
Large K; above, [Θ⁺Ⲥ]; to left and right, A|N|N|O - XII; below, TⲈS
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1103 (Late Roman-Early Byzantine half-follis of Justin II 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/co1103>