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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.561
People
Justin II, Byzantine (r. 565 - 578 CE)
Title
Coin of Justin II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
565-578 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Constantinople (Thrace)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/50716
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
1.75 g
Denomination
pentanummium
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Stylized symbol.
  • Reverse Inscription: Large Epsilon. To r., gamma
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 60c.6 (p. 219)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.561
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Stylized symbol. Rev.: Epsilon.

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