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ID number:  BIRBI-B0648
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:  561-562
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7644. A.H. Baldwin, 14th November 1970.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN O... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXЧ (year 35). Mint mark: NIK.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXX AE159.2, MIB 1 pl. 22 118a

3 Related People

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


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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