40 nummi (follis) of Justin I

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 518–527


Mint: Constantinople ?

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.278

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: draped, diademed, and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right.
DNIVST[I] [NVS]PPAU
Reverse: M to left: star to right: cross above: cross
below: gamma in exergue [CON]?

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes (1873-1950) Collection; 1932-1941 and 1949-1965: lent by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA; 1965: bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 10, 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes