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ID number:  BIRBI-B0515
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:  Half follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  8.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0727/0707. Glendining, 3rd May 1951, ex lots 110/112.
BIRBI-B0515.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: K, cross in l. of field, stars above and below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DNVSTIN ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: B (2). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl.XIV AE33b.2, MIB I pl.19 90

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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