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

 
 

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.

DNIVSTINI-NVSPPV

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

H

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.

DNIVSTINI-NVSPPV

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

H

Accession number BZC.1972.35
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 557/558
Diameter 34.0 mm
Weight 20.27 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:146, no. 227b (E instead of Γ).

MIBE 148, no. 147a.

Acquisition History

From J. Schulman, list 203, no. 348, 5 December 1972