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ID number:  BIRBI-B0553
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:  555-556
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.49
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1004. A.H. Baldwin, June 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ... ANV... PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXICII (Year 29). Off: None. Mint mark: CON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXII AE88, MIB 1 pl. 21 100.2

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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