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ID number:  BIRBI-B0649
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:  555-556
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1385. A.H. Baldwin, November 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …PPA (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXIЧIII (year 29). Mint mark: N...

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

3 Related People

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


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