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Justinian I, Copper, Follis, Antioch, 531/532-536

 
 

Obverse

Frontal view of Justinian I enthroned and wearing diadem with trefoil ornament on front. Justinian leans on long scepter with right hand and holds globus cruciger in left hand.

DNISTINI-HSPPVS

Reverse

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

Exergue

THEP

Obverse

Frontal view of Justinian I enthroned and wearing diadem with trefoil ornament on front. Justinian leans on long scepter with right hand and holds globus cruciger in left hand.

DNISTINI-HSPPVS

Reverse

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

Exergue

THEP

Accession number BZC.1971.25.13
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:137, no. 207
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 531/532536
Diameter 44.0 mm
Weight 17.56 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 143, no. 128.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971