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Half follis: CM.6697-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Justinian II (685-95, 705-11)
Mint: Constantinople
State: Roman Empire




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt. F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, ix.1994, for $70.00, ex CNA XIX, 19.ii.1992 no. 394.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.50 mm
Image(width): 23.08 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constantinople

Acquisition and important dates

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


686 - 687


Overstruck. Mint-mark lost, officina E

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Die Axis 45 degrees Weight 4.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Short-bearded bust of Justinian II facing in consular robes with cross on globe

  • Text: IuSTINIANuS P
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: M central dividing regnal year with cross above and at upper right, officina mark below, [mint-mark in exergue]

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6697-2007
Primary reference Number: 166260
MIB: 3.265.47
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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