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ID number:  BIRBI-B0643
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:  Decanummium
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1386. B.A. Seaby, October 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, crosses in l. of field and r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN ...STI... ANS ... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: Mint mark: NIK.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXV AE113, MIB 1 pl. 21 117

3 Related People

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


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