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20 nummi: CM.6692-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Justin II (565-574) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Constantinople (After)
State: Roman Empire
Place of use: Byzantine Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt. T. Cederlind, Portland OR, x.1994, for $125.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.46 mm
Image(width): 20.79 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

571 - 572

Note

Mint mark CON

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Die Axis 225 degrees Weight 5.10 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Justin and Sophia seated facing on thrones, Justin with orb

  • Text: DN IVSTIN[VS PP AVG]
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: K central dividing regnal year, star above and mint-mark below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6692-2007
Primary reference Number: 166255
MIB: 2.103.91b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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