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ID number:  BIRBI-B0414
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):  13.10
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5893. Ex C.J. Bunn collection 1950, Fitzwilliam and A. H. Baldwin 20th May 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem, with cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above, crosses in l. of field and in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IYPTNAI … (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: Є (5). Mint mark: CC...

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XIV AE29b.1, MIB I pl.19 87.3

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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