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ID number:  BIRBI-B0518
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  538-539
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  11.36
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 754. Ex Edward Shepherd Collection, 1924.
BIRBI-B0518.jpg

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: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVC (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XII (year 12). Off: A (1). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XX AE62a, MIB I pl.20 96.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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