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ID number:  BIRBI-B0651
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:  Pentanummium
Place made:  Izmit
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  527-538
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.20
Weight (g):  1.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4012. Spink, February 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust r. of Justinian wearing plumed helmet with diadem and paludamentum. Reverse: Chi rho, N to l. of field, E to r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTIN ANVSPPA (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXV AE114, MIB 1 pl. 21 111

Notes:  Originally attributed by Whitting to Justin I

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Nikomedia
Roman; Byzantine


Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
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