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Gepiden Kingdom
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The Gepiden Kingdom occupied Hungary and Romania during the beginning of the Byzantine Empire, c.500-567 until they were defeated by the Lombards in Hungary and assimilated into their culture. There are some beliefs the kingdom of the Gepids lasted for possibly 700 years in the Carpathian Mountians.1

Justin I, AE Follis, c.518-527, Gepiden Kingdom, "Constantinople Mint, Officina 3"
Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Justin I right
(No legend)
Large M, flanked by stars, cross above, G below
CON in exergue
28mm x 29mm, 12.18g
Imitating SB 62

1 - Chronicle-German Nation, website.