Co 1160 (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
DOC I, Justin II 78, pp. 223-224, pl. LIII
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
half-foliis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
23.0
Numismatic Mint
Thessalonica
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
5.57
Obverse Description
Facing full-length figures of emperor and empress, nimbate and enthroned, Justin holding globus cruciger in right hand, Sophia holding [scepter cruciger] in left hand
Obverse Inscription
D N IVS[TIN]–VS [PP AVG]
Reverse Inscription
Large K; above, Θ⁺Ⲥ; to left, and right, A|N|N|[O] - X; 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 1160 (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/co1160>