Co 1317 (Middle Byzantine follis of Romanos I from Constantinople) [permalink] [show fewer links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCIII Constantine VII 25b.1–24, pp. 563–564 (Constantinople Class 4)
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Very slight, sparse pitting and scratching. Wide film of white to pale green bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 75, no. 1171, pl. V (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
26.5
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
7.92
Obverse Description
Facing half-length figure of bearded emperor wearing diadem with cross and sagion, holding globus cruciger in left hand and scepter (akakia?) in right hand
Obverse Inscription
☩ RⲰmAn’ 𝖻AS-ILⲈVS RⲰm’
Reverse Description
Four lines of inscription within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
☩ RⲰmA|n’ Ⲉn ΘⲈⲰ 𝖻A|SILⲈVS RⲰ|mAIⲰn
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph