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ID number:  BIRBI-B0552
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:  552-553
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.41
Weight (g):  2.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7320. A.H. Baldwin, 27th April 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...IVST... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXϚ (Year 26). Off: None. Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXII AE87, MIB 1 pl. 21 100.1

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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