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Justinian I, Silver, Light Miliarense, Thessalonike, 527-552

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justinian I facing right.

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Reverse

Justinian I in military costume. Left hand on shield, spear in right hand.

CLORIRO-MNORVM

Symbol

Eight-pointed star in right field.

Exergue

TES

Obverse

Bust of Justinian I facing right.

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Reverse

Justinian I in military costume. Left hand on shield, spear in right hand.

CLORIRO-MNORVM

Symbol

Eight-pointed star in right field.

Exergue

TES

Accession number BZC.2007.5
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Silver
Denomination Light Miliarense
Mint Thessalonike
Date 527552
Diameter 19.5 mm
Weight 3.65 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

MIBE 122, no. N50b.

C. Preda, “O moneda bizantina de argint inedita,” 124, fig. 1.

Acquisition History

Glenn Woods from Michael Metlich collection