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ID number: BIRBI-B0515
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
Date made: 527-538
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.70
Weight (g): 8.15
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0727/0707. Glendining, 3rd May 1951, ex lots 110/112.
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: DNVSTIN ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: B (2). Mint mark: None.
Bibliography: DOC I. pl.XIV AE33b.2, MIB I pl.19 90
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