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Justinian I, Copper, Follis, Antioch, 550/551

 
 

Obverse

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

[  ]VSTINI-NVSPPVC

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

UH

Obverse

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

[  ]VSTINI-NVSPPVC

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

UH

Accession number BZC.1972.34
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 550/551
Diameter 37.0 mm
Weight 17.82 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:145, no. 220; the year, 550/551, is not in DOC.

MIBE 146, no. 145a.

Acquisition History

From J. Schulman, list 203, no. 342, 5 December 1972