This medal is a part of my French medals offer. Visit my page with the offers, please. You will find many interesting items related to this subject. This medal has been minted to commemorate the Byzantine Emperor JUSTINIAN I, 482 - 565.
It is a medaille related to lost medallion of Justinian I struck after the conquest of Africa ca 535. R, Byzantine Coins and their Values, nr 134. This medal has been designed minted in 100 pieces in silver and 400 pieces in bronze. This one has the number 223/600 on the rim. Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Augustus.482 14 November 565, traditionally known as Justinian the Great and also Saint Justinian the Great. During his reign, Justinian sought to revive the empire's greatness and reconquer the lost. Of the historical Roman Empire. Justinian's rule constitutes a distinct epoch in the history of the. And his reign is marked by the ambitious but only partly realized. Renovatio imperii , or "restoration of the Empire". Rv Justinian on horse, Victory, holding palm and trophy. Diameter 120 mm, (ca 4¾).
Because of his restoration activities, Justinian has sometimes been called the. This ambition was expressed by the partial recovery of the territories of the defunct. And other generals conquered the.
To the empire after more than half a century of rule by the Ostrogoths. Reclaimed the south of the.These campaigns re-established Roman control over the western Mediterranean, increasing the Empire's annual revenue by over a million. During his reign Justinian also subdued the. A people on the east coast of the. That had never been under Roman rule before. A still more resonant aspect of his legacy was the uniform rewriting of Roman law, the. Which is still the basis of. His reign also marked a blossoming of Byzantine culture, and his building program yielded such masterpieces as the church of.
In the early 540s marked the end of an age of splendour. Conquest of North Africa, 533534. The first of the western kingdoms Justinian attacked was that of the. Who had maintained good relations with Justinian and the North African.Clergy, had been overthrown by his cousin. Imprisoned, the deposed king appealed to Justinian. With a fleet of 92. Escorting 500 transports, landed at. Caput Vada (modern Ras Kaboudia). With an army of about 15,000 men, as well as a number of barbarian troops. They defeated the Vandals, who were caught completely off guard, at. On 14 September 533 and. Fled to Mount Pappua in. But surrendered the next spring. He was taken to Constantinople, where he was paraded in a. Were recovered in the same campaign. Centered in Carthage, was established in April 534, but it would teeter on the brink of collapse during the next 15 years, amidst warfare with the. The area was not completely pacified until 548, but remained peaceful thereafter and enjoyed a measure of prosperity. The recovery of Africa cost the empire about 100,000 pounds of gold. The item "French medaille Justinian I, 669-711, Byzantium, Conquest of Africa, 120mm" is in sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "rosirenon" and is located in Sliema,. This item can be shipped worldwide.