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Justinian I, Copper, Follis, Kyzikos, 557/558

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Justinian I wearing helmet with plume, diadem, and cuirass. Globus cruciger in right hand and shield with horseman device on left shoulder.

DNIVSTINI-NIVSPPV

Symbol

In right field, cross.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, X|X|XI in right field, and B below.

Exergue

KYZ

Obverse

Frontal bust of Justinian I wearing helmet with plume, diadem, and cuirass. Globus cruciger in right hand and shield with horseman device on left shoulder.

DNIVSTINI-NIVSPPV

Symbol

In right field, cross.

Reverse

with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, X|X|XI in right field, and B below.

Exergue

KYZ

Accession number BZC.1972.32
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Kyzikos
Date 557/558
Diameter 31.0 mm
Weight 17.7 g
Relation of Dies 11:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:130, no. 181 (B instead of ).

MIBE 139, no. 120a.

Acquisition History

From J. Schulman, list 203, no. 327, 5 December 1972