Co 2050 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
BMCVandals, Small Bronze Coinage 141-148, p. 34, pl. IV:21
Comparanda
DOCI Justinian 309, p. 170
Comparanda
MIBI Iustinianus 193, p. 126, pl. 31
Preservation comment
Wear: G+. Long sections of edge snapped and deeply chipped; extensive, moderate pitting and sparse scratching and gouging.
Axis (1-12
3
Has denomination
nummus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
8.0
Numismatic Mint
Carthage
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.3
Obverse Description
Diademed and draped bust of emperor to right (schematic)
Obverse Inscription
[ IVSTINI]ANV (uneven)
Reverse Inscription
Large A (bent bar and serifs); within beaded border
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2050 (Late Roman bronze coin of Justinian I from Carthage).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2050>