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ID number:  BIRBI-B0694
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Justinian I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  543-544
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.60
Weight (g):  19.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing curiass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTI… ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XЧII (year 17). Off: A (1). Mint mark: ...YZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXII AE169a.2, MIB pl. 23 120c

2 Related People

Roman; Byzantine

Justinian I
14th November 565
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