16 Nummi - Justinian I Thessalonica; Type ☩

Features

Country Byzantine Empire (Byzantine states)
Emperor Justinian I the Great (527-565)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 527-565
Value 16 Nummi (16/7200)
Currency First Solidus Nomisma (498-720)
Composition Copper
Weight 5.3 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 297213
Numista (https://numista.com)
References BCV# 175
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right.

Lettering: D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG

Translation:
D(-ominus) N(-oster) IVSTINIANVS P(-er-)P(-etuus) AVG(-vstvs)
"Our Lord Justinian, Perpetual Emperor"

Reverse

Large I and smaller S, A to left, P to right, cross above, TЄS in exergue.

Lettering:

A IS P
TЄS

Translation:
IS : "16" nummi.
TЄS(salonika) : Thessalonica.

Mint

TЄS Thessalonica, Macedonia, modern-day Thessaloniki, Greece

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (527-565) 

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