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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.580
People
Justin II, Byzantine (r. 565 - 578 CE)
Title
Coin of Justin II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
574-575 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Nikomedeia (Bithynia)
Period
Byzantine period, Early
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/51171
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
14.83 g
Denomination
follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: DNIVSTI NVSPPAVC
  • Reverse Inscription: Large "M". To l., ANNO (downwards). In ex., NIKO. To r., X. Beneath, A.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
DOC 1, 100b.1 (p. 229)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.580
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Justin and Sophia facing, enthroned. Rev.: M. Above, cross.

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