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ID number:  BIRBI-B0551
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:  548-549
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  5.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3854. A.H. Baldwin, 17th July 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXII (Year 22). Off: None. Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXII AE83.2, MIB 1 pl. 21 100.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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