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Justin I, Copper, Follis, Antioch, 522-527

 
 

Obverse

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

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Reverse

with cross above left field obscure, crescent in right field, and B below.

 

Exergue

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Obverse

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

[     V]STINVISPVI

Reverse

with cross above left field obscure, crescent in right field, and B below.

 

Exergue

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Accession number BZC.2015.056
Ruler Justin I
Date of Reign 518–527
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Antioch
Date 522527
Diameter 34.33 mm
Weight 17.08 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Variant of MIB 1:106, no. 59 (Hahn does not mention the cross above head).

Acquisition History

Warren P. Esty, from Rev. Dan Clark collection, no. 101, var. 1, from Frank L. Kovacs, San Mateo, CA