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ID number:  BIRBI-B0677
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Justinian I; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  538-539
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  4.10
Weight (g):  20.79
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0803. Hall Sale, November 1950, ex lot 2324, previously from Glendining, 9th May 1922, ex lot 140.
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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: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DM IVSTINI ANVS PPA… (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XII (year 12). Off: A (1). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXI AE164a.1, MIB pl. 23 120a.1

3 Related People

Justinian I
Byzantine
c.482
14th November 565
Kyzikos



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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