1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 565 - 578

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 565 - 578

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One (1) solidus coin, Justin II
Byzantine Empire, 565 - 578
Obverse Image: Frontal portrait bust of Justin wearing pearl diadem, robe, with bear stubble and holding Victory on globe.
Obverse Text: DN / IVSTI-NVS / PP / AVG
Reverse Image: Victory advancing left, facing right, holding a staff and globus cruciger.
Reverse Text: VICTORI / AAVCCCTH / CONOB
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
565 - 578
maker
Justin II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
city
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.11 cm x 2.08 cm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6066
catalog number
68.159.6066
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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