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Justin I, Copper, Follis, Kyzikos, 518-522

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right.

[ ]NVSPPVVC

Reverse

with cross above and a six-pointed star below and in the left and right fields.

Exergue

KYZ

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right.

[ ]NVSPPVVC

Reverse

with cross above and a six-pointed star below and in the left and right fields.

Exergue

KYZ

Accession number BZC.2007.2
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Kyzikos
Date 518522
Diameter 29.0 mm
Weight 15.93 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Obverse inscription is VVC instead of ΛVC.

Not in DOC. MIBE 101, no. 48.

Acquisition History

Glenn Woods from M. Metlich collection