1 Siliqua, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

1 Siliqua, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

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Description (Brief)
One (1) siliqua coin, Justinian I
Byzantine Empire, 527-565
Obverse Image: Right facing bust of Justinian wearing pearl-diadem, draped and cuirassed.
Obverse Text: DN / IVSTINI-ANVS / PP / AG
Reverse Image: Wreath.
Reverse Text: VOT / MVLT / HTI in three lines within wreath.
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Object Name
date made
527 - 565
Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Tunisia: Tunis, Carthage
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 14.5 mm; 1/32 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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