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Justin I, Copper, Half Follis, Antioch, 518-527

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing a cape and diadem.

DNIVSTINVISPPVC

Reverse

K with long cross in left field with A|T vertically to left and N|X vertically to right; Γ in right field.

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing a cape and diadem.

DNIVSTINVISPPVC

Reverse

K with long cross in left field with A|T vertically to left and N|X vertically to right; Γ in right field.

Accession number BZC.1969.27
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Half Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 518527
Diameter 25.0 mm
Weight 7.93 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 103, no. 61 (Γ), cites this specimen and notes that the whole issue sometimes has “crosses” on the head. 

Acquisition History

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