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ID number:  BIRBI-B0561
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  538-542
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2417. B.A. Seaby, 27th March 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: Є.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: B (2). Mint mark: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXII AE96b.3, MIB 1 pl. 21 103a

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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