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Follis

Object Number:31-50-383
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Byzantine
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Manufacture Location: Constantinople
Maker: Justin II
Locus: Room 1549, N.E.
Period: Justin II
Date Made: 565-578 AD
Early Date: 565
Late Date: 578
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Justin II
Globe
Sophia
Sceptre
Throne
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-12-110 - Field No SF

Description

Obv: Inscription. Justine II On l. nimbate and holding globe; Sophia (on r.) also nimbate and holding sceptre, seated facing on double throne. Rev: Large M, surmounted by a cross. Inscriptions.

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