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

Follis (40 Nummi) of Justinian I, Emperor of Byzantium from Nicomedia

538–39

Copper

20.65 g, 6:00, 41 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Eugene Schuyler, B.A. 1859
2001.87.12153
Geography: 
Made in Nicomedia, Bithynia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Eugene Schuyler, to 1878; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1878–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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