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

 
 

Obverse

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

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Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

HP

Obverse

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

[            ]-NVSPPV

Symbol

Cross in right field.

Reverse

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

Exergue

HP

Accession number BZC.1974.14
Catalogue ID as DOC 1:153, no. (261)
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Antioch
Date 557/558
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 4.34 g
Relation of Dies 5:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 151, no. 159.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 22 June 1974