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 / II / CON
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Object Name
date made
527 - 565
associated date
head of government
Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium
Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
associated place
Byzantine Empire
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 40 mm; 1/32 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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