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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B1090
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  533-565
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  1.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 991 - bt A. H. Baldwin January 1961.
BIRBI-B1090.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justinian r. wearing chlamys and diadem. Reverse: Victoria facing holding wreath in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. star in r. of field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DN IVSTINI ANVS PP AVI (Our Lord Justinian eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVSτORYN (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: CONOθ.

Bibliography:  MIB I 41, BN I 4/Rv/AV/07

Notes:  Was used as part of 'All That Glitters…' project.

3 Related People

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


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