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

 
 

Obverse

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

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Reverse

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

Exergue

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Obverse

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

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Reverse

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

Exergue

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Accession number BZC.1971.25.11
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 518522
Diameter 27.0 mm
Weight 12.97 g
Relation of Dies 11:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:40, no. 8e. As MIBE 96, no. 11.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971