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ID number:  BIRBI-B0650
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:  562-563
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  3.92
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5885. A.H. Baldwin, 20th May 1968. Ex C.D. Sherborn and Fitzwilliam collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: I, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXϚ (year 36). Mint mark: NI…

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXX AE160.2, 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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