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ID number:  BIRBI-B0668
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Thessaloniki
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  563-564
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4160. C. Francis of Rye, 4th November 1963, 'from a find in Israel'.
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Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Justinian, wearing curiass and plumed helmet with pendilia, in r. hand globus cruciger, on l. shoulder shield with horseman device, cross in r. of field. Reverse: K, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ... (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XXXЧII (year 37). Mint mark: TES.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXIV AE105, MIB pl. 29 180

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Thessalonica



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