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ID number: BIRBI-B0651
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Justinian I; Nikomedia
Place made: Izmit
Date made: 527-538
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 1.20
Weight (g): 1.77
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 4012. Spink, February 1962.
Description: Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: Chi rho, N to l. of field, E to r. of field.
Inscriptions: Obverse: DN IVSTIN ANVSPPA (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None.
Bibliography: DOC I. pl. XXV AE114, MIB 1 pl. 21 111
Notes: Originally attributed by Whitting to Justin I
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