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Justin I, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 518-522

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross on diadem.

DNIVSTI-NVSPPVCCON

Reverse

M with cross above, below, and six-pointed star in left and right fields.

Exergue

CON

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum. Cross on diadem.

DNIVSTI-NVSPPVCCON

Reverse

M with cross above, below, and six-pointed star in left and right fields.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1969.26
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 518522
Diameter 30.0 mm
Weight 15.42 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:39, no. 8a (with cross on diadem). As MIBE 96, no. 11, which notes “sometimes with cross” (on diadem).

Acquisition History

Purchased from L. L. Berkler Associates, Washington, 18 July 1969