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ID number:  BIRBI-B0549
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  546-547
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2970. Spink, 4th August 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVITINI ... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XX (Year 20). Off: None. Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXI AE80.2, MIB 1 pl. 21 99.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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