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ID number:  BIRBI-B0921
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Alexandria
Denomination:  33 Nummi
Place made:  Lower Egypt: Alexandria
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  538-565
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  9.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 753. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.

Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: Cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVC (Our lord Justinian, emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ΛΓ (33). Mint mark: AΛЄΞ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. 273; MIB 1, 164

3 Related People


Justinian I
14th November 565
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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