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ID number:  BIRBI-B0406
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):  2.90
Weight (g):  17.25
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5585. Tchalikian, Beirut. September 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field and cross on globe in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIV ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: A (1). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I pl.XIV AE31b.1, 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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