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ID number:  BIRBI-B1589
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justin II; Ravenna
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Ravenna
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  565-578
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0226. A. H. Baldwin January 1952.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Justin 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 IVSTI NVS PP AVC (Our Lord Justin eternal Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA AVCVSTORVM (Victory of the Augusti).

Bibliography:  MIB II 26, DOC I AV212

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

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Justin II
Byzantine
c.520
October 578
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