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ID number:  BIRBI-B0572
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):  2.80
Weight (g):  16.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7366. Glendining, 25th June 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r., wearing paludamentum and diadem. Reverse: M, cross above, cross in l. and r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN I... NIIANVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None. Off: B (2). Mint mark: NIKM.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXIV AE110.1, MIB 1 pl. 21 107

3 Related People

Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


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