Co 1111 (Late Roman bronze follis of Justinian I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOC I, Justinian I 39d.2, p. 87
Description
Small hole punched through at obverse upper right.
Preservation comment
Wear: aVF. Slight chipping around edges. Small patches of slight bronze disease, including around perforation.
Axis (1-12
7
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
40.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
20.6
Obverse Description
Helmeted, diademed, and cuirassed facing bust of emperor holding globus cruciger in right hand, shield with horseman device on left shoulder; cross in right field. Pierced through from this side near upper right edge
Obverse Inscription
D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVG
Reverse Inscription
Large M; above, cross; to left and right, A|N|N|O – X|II|II to left and right; below, Δ; in exergue, CON
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Christian Cross (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1111 (Late Roman bronze follis of Justinian I from Constantinople).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co1111>