1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 685 - 695

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 685 - 695

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One (1) solidus coin, Justinian II
Byzantine Empire, 685-695
Obverse Image: Bust of Christ facing with cross behind head, long hair and full beard wearing a pallium and colobium, raising hand in benediction.
Obverse Text: CRISTOS / REX / RETNANTIPM
Reverse Image: Justinian wearing a crown and loros, standing facing while holding a cross potent set on two steps and akakia, mint mark below.
Reverse Text: IUSTINIANUS / SERU / CHRISTI
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
685 - 695
maker
Justinian II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 19.2 mm; 1/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
1995.0049.0083
accession number
1995.0049
catalog number
1995.0049.0083
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Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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