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ID number:  BIRBI-B0500
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:  558-559
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  16.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5326. Spink, July 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing cuirass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D… STINI ...S P... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXII (year 32). Off: Є (5). Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XX AE54, MIB I pl.20 95

3 Related People

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


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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