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ID number:  BIRBI-B0557
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:  558-559
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  2.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0052.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VN IVIV... ANVS ... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXII (Year 32). Off: None. Mint mark: ...ON.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXII AE91.2, 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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