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ID number:  BIRBI-B0644
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:  556-557
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4039. A.H. Baldwin, March 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVS... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXX (year 30). Mint mark: IIII.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXX AE156.2, MIB 1 pl. 22 118b

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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