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Justinian I, Copper, Decanummium, Constantinople, 545/546

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justinian I facing right and wearing diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum.

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Reverse

I with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and X|I|II in right field.

Exergue

CON

Obverse

Bust of Justinian I facing right and wearing diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum.

DNIVSTINI-NVSPPVK

Reverse

I with cross above, |N|N|O in left field, and X|I|II in right field.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1973.8
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 545/546
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.8 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 133, no. 99.

Acquisition History

From Matterhorn Trading Company, 18 May 1973, acquired in Turkey