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

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing a cape and diadem. A cross appears above his head.

DNIVSTIN-VSPPV[

Reverse

with cross above and in the left and right fields, δ below.

Exergue

ANTX

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing a cape and diadem. A cross appears above his head.

DNIVSTIN-VSPPV[

Reverse

with cross above and in the left and right fields, δ below.

Exergue

ANTX

Accession number BZC.1971.25.12
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 518527
Diameter 30.0 mm
Weight 15.11 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:52, no. 45b. Has cross on head of the emperor. MIBE 103, no. 58 (Δ), cites this specimen and mentions that the whole issue sometimes has “crosses” on the head.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971