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Justinian I, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 558/559

 
 

Obverse

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

DNIVSTINI-NVSPPVC

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

CON

Obverse

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

DNIVSTINI-NVSPPVC

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1974.13
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:94, no. (56b)
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 558/559
Diameter 30.0 mm
Weight 16.6 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 129–30, no. 95a.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 22 June 1974