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Justin I, Copper, Follis, Nikomedeia, 518-527

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum.

DNIVSTI-NVSPPVC

Reverse

with crosses above and in left and right fields, and below.

Exergue

NIKM

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right with diadem, cuirass, and paludamentum.

DNIVSTI-NVSPPVC

Reverse

with crosses above and in left and right fields, and below.

Exergue

NIKM

Accession number BZC.1974.5.4
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Nikomedeia
Date 518527
Diameter 34.0 mm
Weight 16.4 g
Relation of Dies 7:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

The beneath  on the coin's reverse was altered from B.

Variant of DOC 1:49, no. 33a, with altered officina letter.

Acquisition History

Purchased from Henry Weller, 19 April 1974