125 Nummi - Justinian I Ravenna; Symbol

Features

Issuer Byzantine Empire (Byzantine states)
Emperor Justinian I the Great (527-565)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 527-565
Value 125 Nummi (125/7200)
Currency First Solidus Nomisma (498-720)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.54 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 300839
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References BCV# 316,
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
DOC I# 335c,
Alfred R. Bellinger; 1992. Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection / Volume 1. Anastasius I to Maurice 491-602 (2nd edition). Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington DC, United States.
MIB I# 71,
Wolfgang Reinhard Otto Hahn; 1973. Moneta Imperii byzantini / Teil 1. Von Anastasius I. bis Justinianus I (491-565) : einschliesslich der ostgotischen und vandalischen Prägungen : Rekonstruktion des Prägeaufbaues auf synoptisch-tabellarischer Grundlage. Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria.
BMC Vandal# 61
Warwick William Wroth; 1911. Catalogue of the Coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths and Lombards and of the Empires of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond in the British Museum. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Diademed bust right, wearing robe ornamented by row of pellets.

Script: Latin

Lettering: D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG

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

Reverse

Large PKЄ; ɯ, m, x, cross or star beneath, all within wreath.

Script: Greek

Lettering:
PKЄ
x

Translation: PKЄ : "125" nummi.

Mint

Ravenna, Italy

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (527-565) 

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