5 nummi (pentanummium) of Justin II (?)

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 565–578


Mint: Constantinople

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.94 gm. Die axis: 9

Accession Number

72.4855

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: monogram
Reverse: E B to right

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way