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ID number:  BIRBI-B0290
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; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  16.35
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6147. Spink 12th September 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Justin and Justinian nimbate seated facing, wearing paludamentum, cross above. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field and r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DNUN IVIIINYSI…TSPPAVG (Our lords Justin and Justinian Emperors in perpetuity). Reverse: none. Off: Δ (4). Mint mark: ANIIX.

Bibliography:  DOC I AE14, MIB I pl.12 10

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