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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B3643
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Sicily
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538 and 610-641
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  14.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3315.
BIRBI-B3643.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r. wearing diadem; beneath, countermark, bearded bust of Herakleios facing wearing cross crown, Herakleian monogram to r. Reverse: M with star l., cross r., and cross above; beneath, countermark, SCLs.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AV (Our lord Justinian eternal augustus). Reverse: SCLs (Sicily).

Bibliography:  DOC II.1 AE241

Notes:  Countermarked.

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


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