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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B0398
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:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  15.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5604. Spink 4th December 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Cross above. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field and cross in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: N IVSTINI A...VS PPA... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: Γ (3). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl.XIV AE29b, MIB I pl.18 84

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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