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ID number:  BIRBI-B0577
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:  539-540
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.30
Weight (g):  22.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1023.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing curiass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAVI (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XIII (Year 13). Off: A (1). Mint mark: NIK.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXV AE117a.2, MIB 1 pl. 22 N114

3 Related People

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


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