1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

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One (1) follis coin, Justinian I

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Byzantine Empire, 527-565

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Obverse Image: Frontal bust of Justinian wearing a diadem, helmet, and cuirass, holding globus cruciger and shield; cross to right.

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Obverse Text: DN / IVSTINIANVS / P / P / AVG

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Reverse Image: Large M; cross above and Alpha below.

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Reverse Text: ANNO X / II / II / CON

Date Made: 527 - 565Associated Date: 0538

Head Of Government: Justinian I Emperor of ByzantiumMaker: Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Byzantine EmpireAssociated Place: Byzantine Empire

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Byzantine Coins

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1995.0049.0027Accession Number: 1995.0049Catalog Number: 1995.0049.0027

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 40 mm; 1/32 in x 1 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-9c7e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1304091

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