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Numismatics
Ruler: Justinian I, Emperor of Byzantium, ca. 482–565, ruled 527–65
Mint: Constantinople
Artist: Unknown

Pentanummium of Justinian I, Emperor of Byzantium from Constantinople

545–65

Gold

4.49 g, 7:00, 20 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.12112
Geography: 
Made in Constantinople, Thrace
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1929–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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