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ID number:  BIRBI-B0563
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Nikomedia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  16.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5465. A.H. Baldwin, April 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: M, cross above, star in l. of field and cross in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN... ANVS PPAI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: A (1). Mint mark: …IM.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXIV AE109.1, MIB 1 pl. 21 104

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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