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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1562
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Carthage
Denomination:  Decanummium
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-566
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.98
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3210. Spink, October 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin facing r. (only silhouette visible). Reverse: X with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IVS … (Our lord Justin). Reverse: … ANNO (Year). Mint mark: …R.

Bibliography:  MIB II 78

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on reverse on a Constantinopolitan decanummium, emperor uncertain

3 Related People

Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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