Co 1326 (Early-Middle Byzantine follis of Leo VI from Constantinople) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
DOCIII Leo VI 8, pp. 518-520, pl. XXXV (Class 3)
Preservation comment
Wear: VG. Sparsely nicked edge and deep crack into center from obverse axis 7; extensive, slight, dense pitting. Small, thin patches of incipient pale blue and pink bronze corrosion especially on reverse.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 75, no. 1167, pl. V (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
25.0
Numismatic Mint
Constantinople
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
6.22
Obverse Description
Bust of emperor facing wearing diadem and loros
Obverse Description
Facing bust of bearded emperor, wearing crown with cross and chlamys and roundel over right shoulder, holding akakia in left hand; all within thin beaded border
Obverse Inscription
☩ LⲈΟn 𝖻ΑS-ILⲈVS RΟm’
Reverse Description
Inscription of four lines within thin beaded border
Reverse Inscription
☩ LⲈOn | Ⲉn ΘⲈO 𝖻A|SILⲈVS R|OMⲈOn
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Byzantine (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Byzantine (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 1326 (Early-Middle Byzantine follis of Leo VI 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/co1326>