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Justin I, Copper, Decanummium, Constantinople, 527

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right.

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Reverse

I with cross above and six-pointed star in left and right fields.

Exergue

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Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right.

]VST[ ]ETIVSTININ[

Reverse

I with cross above and six-pointed star in left and right fields.

Exergue

CON

Accession number BZC.1974.3
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Associated Authority Justinian I
Metal Copper
Denomination Decanummium
Mint Constantinople
Date 527
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 3.13 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

As MIBE 110, no. 6, citing this coin together with one in the Athens Museum and one in the Bucharest Academy; see I. Bǎncilǎ, “O monedǎ bizantinǎ ineditǎ sau puţin cunoscutǎ,” 417–18.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 13 April 1974