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ID number:  BIRBI-B0286
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin I; Justinian I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  15.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4020. Seaby February 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin profile r. wearing diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field, cross in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVS… (Our lords Justin and Justinian Emperors in perpetuity). Reverse: none. Off: A (1). Mint mark: NI…M.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl.XII AE12, MIB I pl.12 7

Notes:  Abortive piercing attempt.

4 Related People

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


Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
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