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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0370
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:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-565
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1035. Sotheby 2nd July 1961. Lot 20, from Brauner collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justining r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: Victory advancing, head turned l., holding in r. hand wreath, in l. hand globus cruciger. Star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORI... ...VCVSIORVM (Victory of the Emperors). Mint mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XIII AV19, MIB 1 pl.14 19

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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