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Justin I, Copper, Pentanummium, Nikomedeia, 522-527

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Cross above head

IΝIVSΤIΝ[    ]ΛV

Reverse

Christogram () with Ν in left field and Ε in right field. Faint single pellet in angles of Christogram below. 

Obverse

Bust of Justin I facing right wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and diadem. Cross above head

IΝIVSΤIΝ[    ]ΛV

Reverse

Christogram () with Ν in left field and Ε in right field. Faint single pellet in angles of Christogram below. 

Accession number BZC.2015.055
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Pentanummium
Mint Nikomedeia
Date 522527
Diameter 14.0 mm
Weight 2.14 g
Relation of Dies 1:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of DOC 1:83, no. 37, and MIB 1:105, no. 47. Here with cross above head. 

Acquisition History

Warren P. Esty, 12 December 2015, from the Rev. Dan Clark collection, no. 93, var. 1.