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ID number:  BIRBI-B0361
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Semissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-565
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1118. A.H. Baldwin May 1962, from 1957 sale.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justining r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: Victoria seated on shield facing r., wearing mantle over lower limbs, supporting second shield on knees. Reversed chrismon in r. of field, star in l. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...N IVSTINI ANVI PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCCC (Imperial Victory). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XIII AV17, MIB 1 pl.14 18

3 Related People

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


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