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ID number:  BIRBI-B0514
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  10.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7061. Spink, 21st July 1969.
BIRBI-B0514.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: K, cross in l. of field, stars above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DINVST... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: A (1)/Δ (4). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XIV AE33b.2, MIB I pl.19 90

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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