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ID number:  BIRBI-B0684
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:  539-540
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.90
Weight (g):  24.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5440. Spink, 18th January 1967, "From Byzantine Fort on Turk-Syria Border (Waller)".
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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: DN IVSTINI ANVS PPAV (Our lord Justinian Emperor in perpetuity). Reverse: ANNO XIII (year 13). Off: B (2). Mint mark: KYZ.

Bibliography:  DOC I. pl. XXXI AE165b, MIB pl. 23 120a.1

Notes:  Pierced at top of reverse.

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Kyzikos



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