1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565

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Description (Brief)
One (1) solidus coin, Justinian
Byzantine Empire, 527 - 565
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of Justin II wearing a helmet and cuirass holding cruciform scepter.
Obverse Text: DN / IVSTINIANUS / PP / AVG
Reverse Image: Winged Victory standing holding a long linear staff surmounted by a chi-rho and globus cruciger, start to right.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVGGG
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Object Name
date made
527 - 565
Justinian I Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Byzantine Empire
Turkey: Hatay, Antioch
overall: 1 mm x 21.6 mm; 1/32 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Lawson, Nadine
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Byzantine Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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