Byzantine coin

This is one of a group of coins dating from the early medieval period, found on the banks of the River Otter in Devon. At that time the river was navigable and these may have been dropped from a boat trading with Constantinople, where these coins were made.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
130/2010/2
Category
Array
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
copper alloy | | | |
Common Name
Byzantine coin
Simple Name
coin
Period Classification
Dark Age (400-700)
Production Town

Production Person Initials
Justinian I
Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
525
Production Year High
567

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follis, Justinian I