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Numismatics
Ruler: Justin II, Emperor of Byzantium, A.D. 520–578, ruled 565–78
Mint: Cyzicus
Artist: Unknown

Half-Follis (20-nummi) of Justin II from Cyzicus

A.D. 565–78

Copper

6.44 g, 6:00, 23.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Thomas H. Johns, B.A. 1818
2001.87.19759
Geography: 
Made in Cyzicus, Asia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Thomas H. Johns, to about 1854; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1854 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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