5 nummi (pentanummium) of Justinian I
Early Byzantine Period
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.80 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: diademed, draped bust of Justinian I facing right.
Reverse: E in a circle; cross to right.
Note in Dumbarton Oaks “Probably Western”
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
Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes