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

 
 

Obverse

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

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Reverse

Ε with C|O|N in right field.

Obverse

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

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Reverse

Ε with C|O|N in right field.

Accession number BZC.1970.27.1
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Pentanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 518522
Diameter 21.0 mm
Weight 1.98 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:44, no. 20 (Grierson notes, “this coin has no officina letter, the Ε perhaps serving the purpose”). As MIBE 98, no. 28.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 1 July 1970