From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-50-374
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Byzantine
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN 270, monastery, Room D
Manufacture Location Constantinople
Creator Justin I
Locus C.N. 270, monastery, Room D
Period Justin I
Date Made 518-527 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze
Iconography Justin I | Cross | Stars

Fitzgerald: "Justin I, 518-27 AD (Constantinople), d. 31 mm. DN IVSTI...Diademed, draped bust right. Rev: Large M surmounted by cross and flanked by stars (?). In exergue C(ON)"

Newell: Byzantine

“Constantinople, Justin I, 518-27 AD

Obverse: D N IVSTI.... Diademed, draped bust r.

Reverse: Large M, surmounted by a cross and flaked by stars (?). In the exergue, C (ON)"

Outside Diameter 3.1 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number 30-10-315B - Field No SF

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