Roman and Byzantine Coins from the Excavation on the Eastern Fringes of Tel Shiqmona
Keywords: numismatics, stratigraphy, pentanummi, nummi
A total of 194 coins were uncovered on the eastern fringes of Tel Shiqmona; 71 of them were identified. Except for one Seleucid-period coin, minted in Tyre during the second century BCE, all the coins belong to one continuous period beginning in the early fourth century and ending with the reign of the Byzantine emperor Maurice (582–602 CE).
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