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

Copper Follis (40-nummi) of Justin II from Constantinople

A.D. 565–78

Copper

13.99 g, 6:00, 29.0 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.19399
Culture: 
Byzantine
Period: 
6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Nicomedia, Bithynia
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale–British School Excavations at Gerasa, present–day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1934–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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