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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0287
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):  15.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0918. Glendining 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin profile r. wearing diadem. Reverse: M, cross in right of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …INVc…DNIVSIIN… (Our lord Justin, our lord Justinian). Reverse: none. Off: A (1). Mint mark: NIKM.

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

4 Related People

Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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