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ID number:  BIRBI-B0525
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:  539-540
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  9.82
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3150. Glendining, March 1957.
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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: ...S...NVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ...NNO XIII (year 13). Off: Γ (3). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XXI AE62d, MIB I pl.20 96.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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