Half siliqua of Justinian I

Byzantine
Early Byzantine Period
A.D. 527–565


Mint: ., Carthage

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.08 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.282

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: bust right, with diadem, cuirass and paludamentum.
DNIVSTIN[I] [A]NVPP[AC]
Reverse: Chi-Rho in a linear circle surrounded by a wreath.
A to right of cross, [Greek letter?] to left.

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