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ID number:  BIRBI-B0288
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):  17.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3872. Ashmolian Museum 16th January 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin profile r. wearing diadem and paludamentum with fibula. Reverse: M, cross above, crosses in l. and r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVITIK NIVITNAI (Our lords Justin and Justinian). Reverse: none. Off: B (2). Mint mark: NIKM.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl.XII AE12, MIB I pl.12 8

4 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Justin I
Byzantine
c.450
1st August 527
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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