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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.509
People
Justinian I, Byzantine (r. c. 527 - 565 CE)
Title
Coin of Justinian I
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
527-565 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/147297
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.65 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DNIVSTINI ANVSPPAVC
  • Reverse Inscription: Large "IB" with little cross in between. In ex., ALambdaEpsilonXi
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 274.2 (p. 157)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.509
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust r. with diadem, cuirass and paludamentum. Rev.: IB (with small cross in between).

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