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Justinian I, Copper, Nummus, Carthage, 552-565

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust with cross in left and right fields. No inscription. 

Reverse

Staurogram () between  and within dot border.

Obverse

Frontal bust with cross in left and right fields. No inscription. 

Reverse

Staurogram () between  and within dot border.

Accession number BZC.1971.25.9
Ruler Justinian I
Date of Reign 527–565
Metal Copper
Denomination Nummus
Mint Carthage
Date 552565
Diameter 19.0 mm
Weight 0.49 g
Relation of Dies 9:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 1:193, no. 374 (variant).

MIBE 162, no. 208a.

Acquisition History

Gift of Philip Grierson, 16 March 1971, from Mazard collection, via Mme N. Kapamadji