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

1/2 Follis (20 Nummi) of Justin II, Emperor of Byzantium from Antioch

A.D. 571–72

Copper

6.51 g, 6:00, 25.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Eugene Schuyler, B.A. 1859
2001.87.19673
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
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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