About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Justinian I, facing forward and holding a globe in his right hand; there is a cross above his left shoulder.
The back (reverse) depicts the letter M with a cross above.
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- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Follis (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Justinian I
- Struck 538 CE–539 CE
- Obverse: DNIVSTINI ANVSPPAVC Reverse: M / ANNO XII / CON
- Diam. 3.9 cm; 21.65 g
- Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne