1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

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Description (Brief)
One (1) follis coin, Justinian I
Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565
Obverse Image: Frontal bust of Justinian wearing a diadem, helmet, and cuirass, holding globus cruciger and shield; cross to right.
Obverse Text: DN / IVSTINIANVS / P / P / AVG
Reverse Image: Large M; cross above and Alpha below.
Reverse Text: ANNO X/II across field. KYZ below.
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Object Name
date made
527 - 565
Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
Physical Description
ae (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 37.9 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Delano 146
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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