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40 nummi (follis) with bust of Justinian I

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Obverse: helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand and shield in left; cross to right. DNIVSTINI ANVSPPAVC Reverse : M ANNO to left XXI to right cross above A below in exergue ??Y?

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles P. Bowditch Collection; 1902: Gift of Charles P. Bowditch to MFA, December 2, 1902

Credit Line

Gift of Charles P. Bowditch

Byzantine, Early Byzantine Period, A.D. 546–547

Mint

Antioch

Accession Number

02.839

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins